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06 January 2010

1909 – Bank of Ireland, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois

Architect: J.P. Wren A wonderfully eccentric design for the Hibernian Bank which mixes a myriad of architectural features. The small tower with corner window and copper dome is the entrance to the manager’s...

31 December 2009

1861 – Allied Irish Bank, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: William G. Murray The Provincial Bank opened in Athlone in 1827. It was the first branch of a large commercial bank to be opened in the town. In 1861 the bank moved...

30 December 2009

1877 – Allied Irish Bank, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Architect: T.M. Deane Originally the Provincial Bank, this branch of AIB is finished with elaborately carved Mountcharles sandstone. Well proportioned, almost square in elevation, the style is vaguely Elizabethan in inspiration.

18 December 2009

1907 – Merchants Bank Building, Brandon, Manitoba

Architect: Hogle & Davis This former bank was designed by the Montreal architectural firm of Taylor, Hogle, and Davis, and was constructed in l907. A fine example of the Beaux-Arts Classical style of...

17 December 2009

1914 – CIBC Bank, Neepawa, Manitoba

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce now known as CIBC was constructed in 1914 by local contractors Fusee – McFeetors.

14 December 2009

1967 – National Bank Tower, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: David & Boulva Tall International style office building in an anodised aluminium finish on the historic Place d’Armes. in the centre of Montreal. It’s neighbours on the square include the Saint-Sulpice Seminary,...

14 December 2009

1962 – Tour CIBC, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Peter Dickinson, Ross, Fish, Duschenes and Barrett La Tour CIBC measures 187 meters in height and counts forty-five storeys.This slender tower has only 1,400 square meters per floor. This is due to...

11 December 2009

1845 – Former Commercial Bank of Midland, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: William Thomas Dismantled, moved from its original site, and reassembled to front a modern office building placed in the weird surroundings of Santiago Calatrava’s Galleria at BCE Place. The former Commercial Bank...

11 December 2009

1886 – Hockey Hall of Fame (Former Bank of Montreal), Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Darling & Curry Designed in 1885-86 to replace a building that was not yet thirty years old, because it was not grand enough for the aspirations of the Bank of Montreal, and...