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Manitoba Business: Northwood and Chivers / Northwood Chivers and Casey

This Winnipeg-based architectural firm was established after the First World War by partners George William Northwood and Cyril William Upton Chivers. Later architects who worked for the firm included Philip McHugh Casey and John Alexander Chivers. It closed in the late 1950s.

Some of its architectural works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Before 1919

See George William Northwood and Cyril William Upton Chivers

Provencher School (repairs)

320 Avenue de la Cathedrale, Winnipeg

1923

 

Winnipeg Skating Club

51 Smith Street, Winnipeg

1924

 

St. Agnes Priory

442 Scotia Street, Winnipeg

1924-1925

 

Morrison House

215 Park Boulevard, Winnipeg

1925

 

Smith House

111 Park Boulevard, Winnipeg

1925

 

St. John Cantius Roman Catholic Church

852 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg

1925

 

All Saints Anglican Church

175 Colony Street, Winnipeg

1926

 

Collett House

69 Middle Gate, Winnipeg

1926

 

McKellar House

225 Lamont Boulevard, Winnipeg

1926

 

Tuxedo School No. 1709

2300 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg

1926-1927

 

Canadian Wheat Board Building

423 Main Street, Winnipeg

1928

 

Assiniboine Park Pavilion

55 Pavilion Crescent, Winnipeg

1930

 

Greater Winnipeg Gas Company Building

265 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg

1930

 

Women’s Tribute Memorial Lodge

200 Woodlawn Street, Winnipeg

1931

 

Queenston School

245 Queenston Street, Winnipeg

1931

 

Winnipeg Civic Auditorium

200 Vaughan Street, Winnipeg

1931-1932

 

Banfield Block (renovations)

492 Main Street, Winnipeg

1933

 

Bank of Toronto Building

420 Academy Road, Winnipeg

1933

 

Federal Building

269 Main Street, Winnipeg

1935-1936

 

Brandon Winter Fair Building / Brandon Arena / Manning Depot No. 2 (renovations)

Eleventh Street, Brandon

1940

Demolished (?)

Maternity Pavilion

735 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg

1949-1950

 

Misericordia General Hospital (Maryland Wing)

20 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg

1950

 

St. Andrew Bobola Roman Catholic Church

541 Marion Street, Winnipeg

1953

 

Beaumont School

5880 Betsworth Avenue, Winnipeg

1956

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George William Northwood (1877-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: Cyril William Upton Chivers (1879-1969)

Memorable Manitobans: John Alexander Chivers (1909-2004)

Memorable Manitobans: Philip McHugh Casey (1923-1977)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2022

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