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24 June 2010

1863 – Union Bank, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Architect: C.P. Thomas “The new Union Bank Building, which has been lately erected at the corner of Hollis and Prince Streets, has two fronts in the Wallace free-stone; that in Hollis-street being 40...

10 June 2010

1897 – Ulster Bank, Camden Street, Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell Austere but solid bank branch with subtle decorative plasterwork and symmetrical design.

06 May 2010

1916 – Hamilton Building (Former Bank of Hamilton), Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: John D. Atchison In 1897, the building and lot on the south-east corner of Main and McDermot was purchased for $30,000 by the Bank of Hamilton. Extensive alterations and an addition were...

06 May 2010

1913 – Bank of Montreal, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: McKim, Mead and White At the centre of Portage and Main, the Bank of Montreal branch was designed by McKim, Mead and White of New York, America’s leading exponents of Beaux-Arts Classicism....

06 May 2010

1887 – Village Hall & London & London County Bank, Esher, Surrey

Architect: W. Harvey Published in The Building News, October 21st 1887.

28 April 2010

1927 – Former Bank of Montreal, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Kenneth Guscotte Rea Fine little classical bank building nestled into a block of Portage Avenue. Now the offices of the Downtown Biz association, the building has fine Corinthian capitals on crisply incised...

28 April 2010

1967 – Royal Bank Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter Searle Associates Large office building above a podium storey. The rectangular grid of the prefabricated cladding is pleasing to the viewer, if stark. The ground floor which acts as a...

22 April 2010

1904 – Union Tower, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Darling & Pearson The oldest Chicago School skyscraper still standing in Western Canada was built for the Union Bank of Canada and once boasted the tallest flagpole in the British Empire. The...

22 April 2010

1903 – Newmac Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Taylor & Gordon The Bank of British North America at 436 Main Street is the only neo-Palladian banking hall remaining in Winnipeg, and is probably the oldest structure of its type on...