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Great West Life Building

Name: Great West Life Building
Also Known As: Lombard Commerce Building
Address: 177  Lombard Avenue     
Architect: Atchison, John D.
Date: 1909 - 1911
Note: Additions 1922
Further image(s) of plans, drawings, exterior and interior views are located in the Slide Collection
Citation: "Two new buildings, Winnipeg, Man." Construction 20 (April 1913): 130-139. (Wade 355)
Building File
Exchange District: an illustrated guide to Winnipeg's historic commercial district. Winnipeg: Heritage Winnipeg Corp., 1989.
Arch/FA Ref FC 3396.18 W293 1989
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. 1464
Year past: report of the City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee. Winnipeg: Historical Building Committee, 1979-
Arch/FA FC 3396.7 W56 Note: 1983
Links: http://www.winnipeg.ca/PPD/historic/historic_backgrnd_YP.stm
( 1983 )
http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/hrb/prov/p019.html
http://www.virtual.heritagewinnipeg.com/vignettes/vignettes_039.htm
http://www.winnipegarchitecture.ca/places/
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

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: base of building

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Exterior: base of building with the name Lombard Commerce Building

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Detail: base of building with the name Lombard Commerce Building

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Detail: entrance doorway

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Detail: interior marble foyer & chandelier

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Detail: lower facade

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Detail: upper facade

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Detail: south facade

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Detail: cornice

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Detail: main entrance

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Detail: east facade

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Detail: east facade

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Detail: exterior window, south facade

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Detail: exterior window

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Detail: columns & cornice

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Detail: name plate with lettering, "The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce"