Fairbanks-Morse Warehouse, Saskatoon

Fairbanks-Morse Warehouse, Saskatoon

The Fairbanks-Morse Warehouse is a heritage building located at 14 23rd Street East in downtown Saskatoon. Formerly serving as a warehouse for the Fairbanks-Morse Company, the building has been converted into residential condominium lofts.

Canadian Fairbanks Company built the structure in 1911 as a warehouse for its large machinery and mill supply business. It was designed by David Brown and Hugh Vallance of Montreal. It was built with reinforced concrete, uncommon at that time. From 1948 until 1985 the Fairbanks-Morse Warehouse served as the home to the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and as a union hall. The building had CPR spur line until the mid-1960s, when much of the downtown was redeveloped. It changed hands several times, serving as a warehouse, offices, photography studio and art gallery. Some tenants of note include AKA Gallery, The Photographers Gallery and Video Vérité (of which the latter two would merge to become PAVED Arts).
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Fairbanks-Morse Warehouse on Map

Sight Name: Fairbanks-Morse Warehouse
Sight Location: Saskatoon, Canada (See walking tours in Saskatoon)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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