Test your knowledge of Saskatoon’s heritage buildings! We have a great Local History Room where our knowledgeable staff are currently providing online assistance. Today's quiz also draws from the City of Saskatoon's Heritage Register, which is a fascinating resource. Let’s see how much you know about Saskatoon’s architectural heritage!
This industrial building is a prominent landmark along 33rd Street. Built on the site of an existing factory in the mid-1920s, this building still plays an important role in Saskatchewan’s agriculture industry. Which building is this?
When this theatre was built in 1930, it was the first in Saskatoon to be built as a cinema with no stage for live performances. It was also the last theatre to be built in the city until the end of the Second World War. Which theatre is this?
This multi-unit dwelling is unassuming, but when the row of houses was built in 1911 it was a new way of living in the city. This building has seven townhouses all with matching porches and is nestled on a shady street in Nutana. What is the building?
This religious building was designed by Saskatoon architect, Frank P. Martin and completed in 1919. It still stands at the corner of Avenue F and 21st Street and is the current home of a Christian group. When it was built, it was considered the most magnificent of its kind in Western Canada. Even though it is now nearly unrecognizable, its historical significance remains. What religious building is this?
This office building, a landmark on 3rd Avenue, is an excellent representation of the Brutalist style popular between the 1950s and 1970s. This building has been downtown since 1977. It is named for people and not its construction materials. Which building is it?
This building opened to the public in 1980, though it is home to an organization that has been in operation since 1936. The organization was the first of its kind in Canada and its first brick & mortar space was in the Petro Mohyla Institute in 1941. Which building is this?
This building was built in 1906 and called the Iroquois Hotel. In 1914, this 20th Street landmark was expanded and kitted out with all the modern conveniences - hot & cold water, steam heat, electricity, bathtubs and telephones. It is now home to the Meewasinota Community Residence. What building is it?
This red brick building’s first purpose was as an integral part of nursing and nursing education in the early part of the 20th century. From 1931 until 1969 nurses-in-training lived, studied and worked from this building in Pleasant Hill. Which building is this?
This structure was built in 1958 and continues to serve the Canadian military in Saskatoon. It was opened by the prime minister at the time, John Diefenbaker. It is named for a World War I military honouree. What building is this?
This building at the corner of 2nd Avenue and 21st Street began its life as a bank - the second chartered bank in Saskatoon. It has a distinctive curved corner entrance. The bank opened in 1909. In the 1920s, the building was subdivided to make room for shops. What is the building?
This school was completed and opened in 1928. It has been an integral part of the Nutana neighbourhood ever since. It has served an important group of students since 1980. Which school is this?
Pretty good! You can’t know every special building in town. Why not take a walk around some of Saskatoon’s older neighbourhoods to see the heritage buildings and the other types of architecture in town? You can use this interactive map to find buildings near you!
Great job! You know a lot about Saskatoon’s urban heritage. Go out for a walk or drive to see some you didn’t know about. You can use this interactive map to find buildings near you!
Awesome job! You know your heritage buildings in Saskatoon. Go for a walk or drive soon to admire your old favourites! You can use this interactive map to find buildings near you.
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