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Canadian Legislative Buildings

06 May 2011

1920 – Manitoba Legislature, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Francis Worthington Simon This was the last of the major provincial legislatures to be constructed and reminiscent of the large 19th century City Halls of the UK. Built between 1913-20, the building...

03 July 2010

1883 – Legislature, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Thomas Scott Manitoba’s first Legislature building was built facing Kennedy Street, slightly to the east of the current building. Built in a French Second Empire style in keeping with the adjacent Lieutenant...

25 June 2010

1913 – Alberta Legislature Building, Edmonton, Alberta

Architect: Jeffers & Blakey The Alberta Legislature Building was built between 1907 and 1913 in the Beaux Arts style popular in Canada at this time for legislature buildings. The much larger Saskatchewan and...

16 December 2009

1886 – Hôtel du Parlement, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Eugène-Etienne Tache The Parliament Building (Hôtel du Parlement) is home to the Parliament of Quebec composed of the Lieutenant-Governor and the National Assembly. The building was designed by architect Eugène-Étienne Taché and...

11 December 2009

1892 – Ontario Legislature, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Richard A. Waite In the mid-1880s a fashion for American architecture brought the style of Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson north. Known as Richardsonian Romanesque, the style featured massive blocks of rough-hewn...

01 October 2009

1898 – Ontario Legislative Buildings Proposal

Architect: Darling & Curry

30 September 2009

1912 – Legislative Buildings, Regina, Saskatchewan

Architect: E. & W.S. Maxwell The Saskatchewan Legislative Building was built between 1908 and 1912 in the Beaux Arts style to a design by Edward and William Sutherland Maxwell of Montreal. The design...