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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Bank Building (678 Main Street, Winnipeg)

This striking two-storey building on Main Street in Winnipeg, with a conspicious terra cotta facade, was constructed by the Claydon Brothers Construction Company in 1907, at a cost of $27,350. The Dominion Bank (known after a 1955 merger as the Toronto-Dominion Bank) occupied the main floor until early 1980s, while office and residential space on the second floor was occupied into the 1960s. In the mid-2000s, the building was renovated into an architectural studio, with an addition made on its north side. A municipally-designated historic site, the building received a Conservation Award from Heritage Winnipeg in 2008.

The former Dominion Bank Building before the northern addition

The former Dominion Bank Building before the northern addition (2006)
Source: George Penner

The former Dominion Bank Building

The former Dominion Bank Building (February 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90411, W97.13487
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Bank Building / Toronto-Dominion Bank Building (440 Main Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Manitoba Restoration & Conservation Directory: Bridgman Collaborative Architecture Limited

Sources:

Dominion Bank Building, 678 Main Street, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, January 2007.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and S. Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2022

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