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Municipal Buildings

20 July 2012

1911 – Former Assiniboia Town Hall, Winnipeg

Formerly the municipal hall of the Rural Municipality of Assiniboia, before it amalgamated with Brooklands, and St. James to form St. James-Assiniboia and eventually forming part of Winnipeg in the 1972 unicity amalgamation....

15 March 2012

1769 – Exchange and Assembly Rooms, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Sir Robert Taylor In 1769, the Earl of Donegall, celebrating the birth of his son George Augustus, paid £4,000 for the building of a single storey building called “The Exchange” By1776 a...

04 March 2012

1702 – The Exchange, Limerick

Architect: The Limerick City Exchange was built in 1673, close to St. Mary’s Cathedral to house the city’s covered market and council chamber. In 1702 the Exchange was demolished and replaced by a...

24 February 2012

1710 – Merchants Exchange, Cork

Architect: Twiss Jones Built between 1705 and 1710, for the conduct of business between Cork’s merchant classes, and replaced an earlier building at the junction of Castle Street & South Main Street. At...

05 January 2012

1903 – Design for Municipal Building, Brooklyn, New York

Architect: Washington Hull In 1903 Borough President J. Edward Swanstrom presided over an architectural competition for the commission of a new municipal building for the rapidly expanding Borough. This winning entry, by Washington...

10 December 2011

1866 – Exchange Buildings, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Design for new exchanges buildings for Hull.

09 December 2011

1682 – Tholsel, Dublin

Architect: The name “Tholsel” is derived from two old English words: “toll”, meaning tax; and “sael”, or hall, the place where tolls were paid. In the middle ages it served as court house,...

13 July 2011

1889 – Proposed Municipal Buildings, Washington DC

Architect: Willis Jefferson Polk Proposal published in the American Architect and Building News.

28 April 2011

2009 – Civic Building, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Architect: ABK Architects The 1630m2 project for the town of Kilmallock proposes to reinvigorate the social and cultural life of the town, concentrating a series of key social functions to generate a new...