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Canadian Bank of Commerce

Name: Canadian Bank of Commerce
Address: 389  Main Street     
Architect: Darling and Pearson
Date: 1910-1911
Note: Now the Millennium Centre
Citation: Building File
Santin, A. "Gem sparkles again: historic downtown building begins new life as Millennium Centre." Winnipeg Free Press (June 4, 2002): A10.
Saunders, Ivan J. et al. Early building in Winnipeg. Vol. 1-7 [in 3 physical volumes] Ottawa: Parks Canada, 1974.
Arch/FA Ref FC 3396.7 S38 1974 Note: p.272
Tizzard, Ian. "Temples of finance." Winnipeg Free Press (August 26, 2006): F3.
Links: http://www.winnipeg.ca/PPD/historic/yearpast/Monuments1.pdf
( Monuments to Finance )
http://www.virtual.heritagewinnipeg.com/vignettes/vignettes_063.htm
http://winnipeg.ca/ppd/historic/historic_list.stm
( City of Winnipeg Heritage Conservation List )
http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/
( Historic Sites of Manitoba )
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Exterior: general view (photo taken 1978)

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: general view (photo taken 1999)

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: upper facade, Doric columns

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Interior: banking hall (photo taken 1978)

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Interior: banking hall (photo taken 1978)

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Interior: upper windows and glass dome skylight

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Interior: stained glass dome

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Interior: bank lobby

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Interior: banking hall (photo taken 1978)

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Interior: boardroom (unoccupied)

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Interior: bank manager's office

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Detail: fireplace in bank manager's office

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Detail: entrance to bank manager's office

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Detail: corner view of bank manager's office

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Detail: manager's office door handle

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Detail: fireplace in 3rd floor kitchen

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Detail: wood detail in secretarial office

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Detail: stained glass dome skylight

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Detail: glass and brass desk

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Detail: gilt decorated ceiling of board room (photo taken 1978)

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Detail: carved brass bison head light standard (photo taken 1978)

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Detail: exterior fluted Doric columns and underside of cornice (photo taken 1978)

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Detail: exterior fluted Doric column (photo taken 1978)

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Detail: relief sculpture on upper panels of bronze door

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Detail: side entrance bronze doors

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Detail: bronze doors with relief sculpture

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Detail: bronze doors with relief sculpture

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Detail: bronze doors with relief sculpture (image from lantern slide)

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Detail: relief sculpture on bronze door panel ("commerce")

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Detail: relief sculpture on bronze door panel ("banking")

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Detail: sign on rear brick wall