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Bank of British North America (Newmac Building)

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On what was once a busy stretch of Winnipeg, today the former Bank of British North America stands physically isolated at 436 Main Street. It is the only surviving pre-1914 structure on West Main between Portage and McDermot avenues.

The Bank of British North America, an institution based in London, England opened a Winnipeg branch in 1886. The bank occupied various leased premises on the east side of Main before commissioning architect Andrew Thomas Taylor of Montréal to design its new structure.





Year Built Heritage Status Date Material Floors/Square footage
1903 Municipal, 1997, grade II

Sandstone façade with verimculated detailing, iconic columns, pediment, steel and concrete construction.

3 storeys/26,202 total floor space

Original Use Present Use Address Architect
Bank Nightclub 436 Main Street A.T. Taylor (Montréal)





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