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23 July 2012

1906 – École Provencher, St. Boniface, Winnipeg

In 1906, the School Board constructed a school at the site where École Provencher stands today. It was a three-storey brick and limestone building, featuring an entry tower surmounted with an elegant ogee...

21 July 2012

1903 – Alexandra School, Edmonton Street, Winnipeg

Architect: J.B. Mitchell Designed by local architect J.B. Mitchell who was responsible for many of the best school designs in Winnipeg. Originally a two-storey building, the third floor was added when enrolment justified...

21 July 2012

1903 – St. Mary’s Academy, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Samuel Hooper The third location of the school, as it moved to its present location in 1903. At that time, the school sat out on the prairie in an undeveloped area. However,...

11 July 2012

1898 – Victoria School, Winnipeg

In 1898, Central School No.1 was replaced by a new structure, built at a cost of $17,000, that could accommodate up to 500 students with a staff of 12 teachers. At that time,...

04 July 2012

1882 – Manitoba College, Winnipeg

Architect: Barber & Barber Originally built as a Methodist College, until the the buildings were purchased by the Jesuits in 1930 for St. Paul’s College. It remained in use until 1964. Demolished. Quite...

03 July 2012

1873 – Proposed New Schools at Battersea, London

Architect: Robert W. Edis Competative design published in The Building News, December 19th 1873.

03 July 2012

1876 – School Buildings, Christ Church, Westminster Bridge Road, London

Architect: Paull & Bikerdike Perspective view published in The Building News, September 15th 1876. The complex of schools and adjoining church (also by Paull & Bikerdike) was bombed during the Second World War....

02 July 2012

1910 – Lord Roberts School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: J.B. Mitchell Designed by Winnipeg school architect J. B. Mitchell, and named after highly decorated British Field Marshall, Lord Frederick Sleigh Roberts (1832-1914), the fireproof, solid grey brick, three-storey building contained 16...

11 June 2012

1908 – Wesleyan Sunday School, Newton Heath, Manchester

Architect: Smith & Matley Published in The Building News, November 20th 1908. For a time, used for services after the main church across the street was demolished due to dry rot. Later demolished.