Provincial Government Building - Cranbrook, BC: 0003.0029

Provincial Government Building - Cranbrook, BC

0003.0029: Provincial Government Building - Cranbrook, BC

When Cranbrook eclipsed Fort Steele as the business and financial centre of East Kootenay, pressure was brought to relocate the Provincial Government offices to Cranbrook. The successful result was the moving of the offices to Cranbrook after the official announcement on May 5th, 1904. Cranbrook had won the long inter-city feud. The result was the construction of this impressive building in the middle of Baker Street, generally in the area now taken up by the Safeway store.

Medium:  Photograph - Image
Date:  1910
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0003)


Provincial Government Building Safeway Fort Steele Baker Street


Government arrow Offices arrow Cranbrook Government Officesarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrookarrow
Cities arrow Fort Steelearrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Street Names arrow Baker Streetarrow

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