Canada Building (Saskatoon)

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Canada Building
Canada-Building.jpg
Canada Building
General information
Architectural style Neoclassical
Location 105 21st Street East
Town or city Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Country Canada
Construction started 1912
Completed 1913
Client Allan Bowerman
Technical details
Floor count 8

The Canada Building (built in 1913) is a historic eight story office block in the Central Business District of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The building is 35.05 m (115.0 ft) in height featuring red granite facing on the base, with terra cotta details on the lower two floors and cornice near the roof.[1] The office building features large bison heads flanking the main doorway.

Canada Building in 1940, behind recently built CNR station (demolished in the 1960s)

The office building was built by Allan Bowerman.[2] Bowerman was also responsible for the development of the Bowerman House.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada Building". Emporis. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Meewasin Trail & Facilities". Meewasin. Archived from the original on 28 August 2011. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Bowerman Residence". Canada's Historic Places. Parks Canada. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 

Coordinates: 52°7′37.7″N 106°39′57.7″W / 52.127139°N 106.666028°W / 52.127139; -106.666028

Preceded by
Tallest Building in Saskatoon
1913-1932
35.05 m
Succeeded by
Delta Bessborough