October 2, 2022

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Fredericton Playhouse
Landmarks, History, Spring

Fredericton Playhouse

Located in downtown Fredericton adjacent to the provincial legislature and the Fredericton Convention Centre, the Fredericton Playhouse has been providing a professional venue for the performing arts for decades. With a one million dollar donation from well-known cultural benefactors Lord and Lady Beaverbrook,…

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St. Thomas University At Night
History, Landmarks, Winter

St. Thomas University At Night

St. Thomas University (STU) is jointly a public and Roman Catholic liberal arts university located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. It offers degrees exclusively at the undergraduate level for approximately 2,500 students in the liberal arts, humanities, journalism, education, and social work. The origin of St. Thomas University dates…

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McAdam’s Funeral Home
History, Landmarks

McAdam’s Funeral Home

This grand former single family dwelling, located at 160 York Street, and its block mates provide an interesting case study in late 19th century Fredericton architecture.  These three fine homes (160/176/180 York Street) represent unique examples of three key styles…

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Lady Beaverbrook Residence
Landmarks, History

Lady Beaverbrook Residence

The onset of the Great Depression framed the construction of the first facility Lord Beaverbrook constructed at UNB Fredericton, officially named "Lady Beaverbrook’s Building," a men’s residence that was completed in 1930.  The Lady Beaverbrook’s Residence exudes an air of collegiate style…

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