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29 January 2010

1869 – Rathaus, Berlin

Architect: Hermann Friedrich Waesemann The beautiful City Hall of Berlin is a fabulous brick structure whose beauty would lie in the repetition of elements if it not for the wonderful tower.The building is...

17 December 2009

1896 – City Hall, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Georges-Émile Tanguay A statue of Cardinal Taschereau (1820-98) stands in the hotel forecourt, which once served as a marketplace. Taschereau, a former rector of Laval University, was the first Canadian to be...

16 December 2009

1936 – City Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Townley & Matheson Vancouver City Hall opened December 4, 1936 and was designated a heritage building in 1976. The building was designed by the architectural firm of Townley and Matheson, and built...

14 December 2009

1878 – Hotel de Ville, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Henri-Maurice Perrault & Alexander Cowper Hutchison The five storey Montreal City Hall is the work of architects Henri-Maurice Perrault and Alexander Cowper Hutchison, built between 1872 and 1878. Its architecture is in...

14 December 2009

1883 – Rathaus, Vienna, Austria

Architect: Friedrich von Schmidt The Rathaus, or town or city hall was designed by Friedrich von Schmidt in the Gothic style, and built between 1872 and 1883. On the top of the tower...

10 December 2009

1965 – City Hall, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Viljo Revell This is the fourth city hall in Toronto’s history. The first was destroyed by fire. The second was temporary. The third, the city outgrew, and it still exists. This fourth...

10 December 2009

1990 – City Hall, Ottawa, Ontario

Built in 1990 as the headquarters of the former Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton, it was chosen as the new City Hall upon the amalgamation of the Region and its constituent muncipalities in 2001,...

10 December 2009

1898 – City Hall, Kenora, Ontario

Architect: David Ewart Built from 1897 onwards, and designed to be the town Post Office and Customs Post, this fine structure opened to the public in 1900. It has now been restored and...

19 November 2009

1909 – Minneapolis City Hall, Minnesota

Architect: Long & Kees City Hall located at 350 South Fifth Street, is an example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, and is based upon Henry Hobson Richardson’s Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It...