This section includes various photos of interesting buildings in Frederction, New Brunswick. I visited there in June 2004, January and August 2008, August 2014, and September 2015.


Churches

Christ Church (Anglican) Cathedral

Construction of this edifice began in 1845, but it was not finished until 1853. The architects were Frank Wills and William Butterfield. This is one of the best examples of the Gothic Revival style in Canada.

Brunswick Street Baptist Church

 

St. Anthony's (Roman Catholic) Church

This church was built in 1906. Subsequent structural changes have preserved the original Gothic style while meeting modern needs.

St. Dunstan's (Roman Catholic) Church

This church was consecrated in August 1965.

St. Paul's (United) Church

Formerly Presbyterian, this church was built in 1886. It is an excellent example of High Victorian Gothic Revival architecture.

Wilmont United Church

This building dates from 1851.


Heritage Buildings

City Hall

Built in 1875-76, this is the oldest municipal hall in Atlantic Canada still in use for civic administration. The architects were McKean and Fairweather of Saint John. The building represents the Second Empire style.

Justice Building

This building was constructed in 1876 as the Provincial Normal School; it was extensively rennovated and expanded in 1973 to accomodate the Courts. It currently houses the Court of Queen's Bench and the Court of Appeal.

Legislative Building

This building was built between 1880 and 1882. It was designed by Maritime architect James C. Dumaresq.

The Lofts on York

This building was constructed in the 1890s as the York Street School. It remained in use as the city's only High School until 1925.

New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame

This building was built in 1881 in the Second Empire French Revival style. It formerly served as a customs house and a post office.

Old Government House

This elegant Palladian mansion was built between between 1826 and 1828. The architect was J. E. Woolford.

Soldiers Stone Barracks

This building was built in 1827.

York County Goal

Built between 1840 and 1842, this building continued in use as the Fredericton Provincial Jail until 1996. It is now home to the Science East museum. The design is attributed to local architect Thomas Smith.


Houses

Bishopscote

This house was built in 1848 by Benjamin Wolhaupter, a businessman and High Sheriff. It was home to Bishop John Medley's family between 1866 and 1905.

Brunswick Street House

This house was built ca. 1882. Note especially the arched windows over the front entrance.

Edgecombe House

 

Fallen House

Originally built ca. 1830, this building was extensively modified and enlarged in the 1880s. The pitched roof is presumably an even more recent addition.

Jewett House

 

Saunders House

This cottage was built in 1796 for John Saunders. He became the Chief Justice of New Brunswick in 1822.

Scovil House

 

Webb and Associates building

 

House #1

This spectacular building is now used as an art gallery.

House #2

 


Other Buildings

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

This building was constructed in 1958. The architect was Neil Stewart.

Bell Aliant building

Poured concrete makes for an interetsing building material.

Legislative Library -- Government Publications Section

 

New Brunswick Electric Power Commission Building

This ca. 1950s building now houses various offices.

Tiny TD Branch

 

University of New Brunswick Buildings

Harriet Irving Library

This building opened in 1967. The architects were the firm of Larson and Larson.

Ludlow Hall

This building houses the UNB Law School. It was built in 1968. Again, the architects were the firm of Larson and Larson.

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

This building was the original main library on campus. It was constructed in 1931. The architect was H. Claisre Mott.

This file is part of my Canadian Architectural Photographs collection.

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


Last Modified: February 27, 2016