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A Vision in Wood and Stone

By John Leroux
By (artist) Thaddeus Holownia

Founded as an academy for boys in 1839, Mount Allison University has grown into one of Canada’s most highly-revered undergraduate institutions. The vision of excellence that motivated its founders had a tremendous impact on the university’s success, influencing not only ... Read more

Building a University

By John Leroux

The University of New Brunswick started in 1785 with a formal petition to the Crown. From its initial shared schoolhouse accommodations to the opening of its own monumental stone quarters overlooking the town of Fredericton in 1829, UNB enjoyed slow but steady growth in the ... Read more

Glorious Light: The Stained Glass of Fredericton

By John Leroux

Fredericton, New Brunswick, is home to hundreds of stained-glass windows dating from the mid-nineteenth century through to the present day. In Glorious Light, architect and art historian John Leroux directs our eyes to the way in which the multifaceted ideological and spiritual ... Read more

Massey Hall

By David McPherson
Foreword by Jann Arden

The fascinating story of Canada’s most revered concert hall and the myriad artists who have graced its stage.

Known for its intimacy and sense of occasion, a night at Toronto’s Massey Hall is magical for both audiences and performers. For many musicians, playing the hall ... Read more

Peter MacCallum

By Peter MacCallum

In this his newest book, Peter MacCallum has assembled collections of his documentary photographs of the last decade that examine the particularities of the vernacular spaces of human labour, commerce, and habitation.

Conceived as series, these documentary photographs juxtapose ... Read more

St. Andrews Architecture 1604?1966

By John Leroux
By (artist) Thaddeus Holownia

In this book John Leroux and Thaddeus Holownia explore the rich architectural heritage of St. Andrews, New Brunswick. From the site of the first attempt at permanent European-based architecture in Canada on St. Croix Island in 1604 to the rational grid of streets developed upon ... Read more

The Don

By Lorna Poplak

An in-depth exploration of the Don Jail from its inception through jailbreaks and overcrowding to its eventual shuttering and rebirth.

Conceived as a “palace for prisoners,” the Don Jail never lived up to its promise. Although based on progressive nineteenth-century penal ... Read more