Dominion Public Building, Niagara Falls, Ontario


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Dominion Public Building, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Dominion Public Building, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Photo credit: Tony Ricciuto, Niagara Falls Review


4177 Park Street, Niagara Falls ON
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Physical Description

  • Built as a post office; gray limestone, Romanesque Revival style.

Current Condition

  • Vacant and boarded.


  • From Tony Ricciuto's article:
  • Built 1885, designed by Thomas Fuller
  • Original owner: Government of Canada
  • Original name: Dominion Public Building
  • Architectural style: Romanesque revival
  • Historical designation: 1978
  • Example of 19th century public architecture
    • Detailed cut and finished limestone construction
    • Massive round-headed archways, quoins,
    • Heavy string courses and diamond patterning on the gables
  • History:
    • Post Office 1885-1930
    • Customs House 1885-1952
    • Police Station 1952-1976

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • As of 2012, the owners have plans for restoration, possibly as a museum.

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Added 2015-01-25 • Last changed 2015-03-22