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24 January 2012

1881 – Hamilton Provident & Loan Society, Hamilton, Ontario

Demolished in 1960.

18 January 2012

1897 – Stamford, Spalding & Boston Bank, Northampton

Architect: Charles Dorman The Stamford, Spalding and Boston Banking Company came into being as a joint-stock bank in 1880. It issued notes until 1907 and in 1911 became part of Barclays Bank. Published...

13 January 2012

1831 – Bank of Ireland, Eyre Square, Galway

Architect: James Cusack Still in use today, with further extension and alterations by Millar & Symes in 1905. Of interest are the facilities accorded to the Branch Manager – he clearly was expected...

05 January 2012

1824 – Bank of the United States, 15 Wall Street, New York

Architect: M.E. Thompson Constructed as the New York branch for the former Bank of the United States, and was designed by Martin Euclid Thompson, a noted artist and architect of the period. The...

18 October 2011

1870 – Bank of Ireland, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Architect: Sandham Symes Still in use today, although a more recent banking hall has been constructed in front of the original house. The original house was converted to a bank by Sandham Symes...

07 August 2011

1906 – Canadian Bank of Commerce building, Elmwood, Winnipeg

Architect: Darling & Pearson Fine former bank branch by Darling & Pearson for the Canadian Bank of Commerce. They produced many branches for the bank across Canada, and quite a few buildings around...

06 August 2011

1910 – Canada Permanent Building, Edmonton, Alberta

Architect: Roland Lines The Canada Permanent Building is a three-storey brick, stone, and reinforced concrete building Roland Lines and was advertised as “the only fire-proof building in Edmonton”. A good example of the...

01 August 2011

1911 – Dominion Bank, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: George W. Northwood A fine three-storey sandstone and marble bank building with a terra cotta facade. Its symmetrical front facade, columns and entablature embody the Beaux-Arts style. Still extant today on the...

01 August 2011

1923 – Bank of Montreal Building, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: Frederick Rea A branch of the Bank of Montreal had existed on this site since 1886. In the late 1920s, it was decided to build a new building on the site to...