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25 January 2014

1960 – City Hall, Hamilton, Ontario

Architect: Stanley Roscoe A fine example of International style of architecture was designed by City Architect Stanley Roscoe, replacing an early Richardson Romaneque building of 1890. The building exhibits many of the characteristic...

17 June 2013

1888 – Glasgow’s City Chambers

Architect: William Young Designs for successful entry in competition to design new city hall, published in The Building News, September 15 1882. The winning design was by William Young, a London-based architect whose...

12 June 2013

1883 – City Hall, Albert Quay, Cork

Cork City Hall began its life as the City’s Corn Exchange, the main frontage of which was constructed in 1843. The location was also used by two industrial exhibitions in 1852 and 1883,...

04 July 2012

1913 – Unbuilt Design for City Hall, Winnipeg

Architect: Clemesha & Portnall In early 1913, a committee of Winnipeg’s City Planning Commission recommended that a new civic centre be built, and a contest for a design for a new city hall...

01 August 2011

1914 – City Hall, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Architect: David Ewart Constructed for the Dominion Government it served as a post office and housed other government agencies such as customs, and eventually, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. In 1963, the City...

01 August 2011

1911 – City Hall, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: William M. Dodd & E.C. Hopkins Now dwarfed by the newer city hall sited next to it, currently used as the offices of the mayor and alderman, while the other functions of...

05 July 2011

1889 – Design for Lowell City Hall, Massachusetts

Architect: Ward & Cutler Competitive design for a new city Hall for Lowell City. Published in the American Architect and Building News, June 15 1889.

26 January 2011

1967 – City Hall & Centennial Hall, London, Ontario

Architect: Philip Carter Johnson Centennial Hall which was likely a 1967 centennial project for the city and is a multi-purpose facility offering space for concerts and meeting. The adjacent City Hall was completed...

24 January 2011

1890 – City Hall, Hamilton, Ontario

Architect: James Balfour Demolished in 1960. Replaced by a fine example of the International Style by City Architect Stanley Roscoe.