This section includes various photos of interesting buildings located in miscellaneous places that I have visted (in Canada).


Old house in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

All Saints Anglican Church, Springhill, Nova Scotia

The local war memorial/cenotaph can be seen at the right-side edge of the picture.

Acadian Lines Bus Station, Truro, Nova Scotia

Almost all of the Acadian Line's facilities have adopted the new logo and colour-scheme, but the station at Truro still retains the old logo (as of May 2010).

Tar Ponds Clean-Up sign, Sydney, Nova Scotia

This photo was taken in 1997. Note the absence of a fence around the site.

Clearwater Hall, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta



Lethbridge, Alberta

The Lethbridge Viaduct

Popularly known as the High Level Bridge, it was constructed between 19071909. The original design concept was by John Edward Schwitzer, and the final design of the bridge was by C.N. Monsarrat.

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

This facility opened in 1967. The landscape architect was Dr. Tadashi Kubo.

Water Tower

Several years ago, this decommissioned water tower was converted into a restaurant.


Kingston, Ontario

I was in Kingston, Ontario very briefly for a job interview in December 2006. Unfortunately, the weather was not very cooperative, and while there are lots of wonderful old buildings there, I was not able to take many photographs. Indeed, I had to take these two images from my hotel room window.

City Hall

Construction of this building was completed in 1844. The architect was George Browne. Note also the old train station located in the foreground.

Shoal Fort


Amherst, Nova Scotia

I have visited this town a few times, most recently in May 2014 and June 2017.

Christ Church (Anglican)

 

Former Citadel

While it now houses a thrift shop and various social programs, this building is the former Salvation Army Citadel.

First Baptist Church

This building was erected in 1895; the church itself was established in 1809.

Immanuel United Church

 

Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church

 

Bank of Nova Scotia

This building was built ca. 1907. I really like the round windows on the upper floor.

Cumberland County Court House

This building was built between 1883 and 1889. The architect was Nelson Beckwith of Baie Verte, New Brunswick.

Dominion Public Building

This building was built in 1935. It now houses town offices.

Grove Cottage

This building was built in 1838. It is now home to the Cumberland County Museum and Archives.

House #1

 

House #2

 

House #3

 

Masonic Temple

 

Unidentified Building

 

Wind Turbines

These are located on the Northern outskirts of the town.


Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec

This is a small village, located directly across the Restigouche River from Campbellton, New Brunswick. I visited there in August 2014.

Village Sgn

 

Maison Young House

This building was built about 1830, in the traditional style. It now serves as a museum of local Acadian culture.


Fort Macleod, Alberta

Fort Macleod Town Hall

This building was built in 1903-1904 as the Territorial Court House, a function which it continued to serve until 1971. It is the oldest court house in Alberta. The building was dsesigned by David Ewart, Chief Architect of the Federal Department of Public Works.


Bonshaw, Prince Edward Island

Car Life Museum

Unfortunately, these old gas pumps have been re-painted with many layers of enamel, thus obscuring any original logos or signage.


Morley, Alberta

Chief Chiniki Travel Center

This building was still under construction in July 2015.


Canmore, Alberta

I passed through this town in July 2015.

Condo Building

I quite like the balconies.

Elevation Place (detail)

 

Provincial Court House

 

Mural

 


Cavendish, Prince Edward Island

I visited this town in June 2015. It is best known as the former home of Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Cavendish Baptist Church

 

Cavendish United Church

Formerly Presbyterian, this Chuch was built in 1901.

Cottage #40

This building is part of Green Gables Bungalow Court. My family stayed in this cottage several times in about the late-1970s.

Green Gables

This famous building is now a museum, and part of the Prince Edward Island National Park.

Silverwood

 


Summerside, Prince Edward Island

House #1

Note especially the trim around the roof line, and the arched window on the thrd-floor.

Prince County Court House

This building was constructed about 1873 to a design created by master Builder John Corbett of Summerside.

St. Paul's (Roman Catholic) Church

This Church was built in 1960.


This page is part of my Canadian Architectural Photographs collection.

Please direct all comments, suggestions, and additions to me at jhd@interbaun.com.


Last Modified: July 8, 2017