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Bank's buildings were Prairie pioneers

Elegant structures were built in a hurry, but some are still around

ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY OF MANITOBA, 1967, ARCHIVES OF MANITOBA</p><p>The Canadian Bank of Commerce’s Elkhorn branch branch circa 1967. Though constructed from wood, the bank’s ‘Prairie-type’ buildings reflected the same neoclassical design one would find on its stone-and-brick urban branches.</p></p>

ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY OF MANITOBA, 1967, ARCHIVES OF MANITOBA

The Canadian Bank of Commerce’s Elkhorn branch branch circa 1967. Though constructed from wood, the bank’s ‘Prairie-type’ buildings reflected the same neoclassical design one would find on its stone-and-brick urban branches.

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