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06 November 2009

1936 – City Hall, Cork

Architect: Jones & Kelly The City Hall was opened in 1936 and replaced the previous structure that was burned down on 11 September 1920. Designed by Jones and Kelly, it is a weak...

09 October 2009

1575 – Ayuntamiento, Toledo, Spain

Architect: Juan Herrera The townhall or Ayuntamiento is a fine building in a Spanish baroque style, complete with square corner turrets. Its distinctive shape took many years to carry out, as its construction...

06 October 2009

1892 – Ayuntamiento de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Architect: Joaquin de Rucoba Officially inaugurated on April 17, 1892., the stairs of the city hall mark the official height of the city, exactly 7 meters above sea level. In the 1920’s there...

02 October 2009

1875 – City Hall, Lisbon

Architect: Lisbon’s city hall, called the Paços do Conselho, stands on the east side of the Praça do Municipio. The Neo-Classical facade appears very plain in contrast to the interior. Allegorical figures in...

01 October 2009

1967 – City Hall, Brantford, Ontario

Architect: Michael Kopsa This building, designed by Michael Kopsa was a centennial project for the city. With its free-form design and textured concrete that reveals the rough-sawn Douglas fir in which the concrete...

01 October 2009

1897 – City Hall, St. Thomas, Ontario

Architect: Evan MacDonald

30 September 2009

1900 – Stratford City Hall, Ontario

Architect: George King & J.W. Siddall Designed by prominent Toronto architect George King and local architect John Wilson Sidall to a Neo-Jacobean design, this red brick building with sandstone trim and a St....

30 September 2009

1891 – First Premiated Design, Quebec City Hall

Architect: E. Charest

24 September 2009

1906 – Belfast City Hall

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas In 1888 Queen Victoria gave the town of Belfast the status of City. In response the citizens built the magnificent City Hall which today dominates the heart of Belfast....