Landmarks List of Famous St. John's Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the St. John's skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. St. John's architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in St. John's are included on this list. Information about these St. John's buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in St. John's and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different buildings, including Government House and Confederation Building.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in St. John's?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in St. John's. Famous architectural houses within the city of St. John's are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Anderson House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous St. John's Buildings & Structures
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Anderson House

Anderson House located at 42 Powers Court, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada is believed to be the oldest structure in the city of St. John's. Originally built for James Anderson, a Sergeant in the militia, the house is of modest construction and an excellent example of 19th century homes built circa 1804. It was built on land that was purchased from Dr. Jonathan Ogden, a Newfoundland chief justice, in 1802. The house has found use as both a military and private residence. It was used as a military barracks with a section of the house used to stable horses. It has been home to a number of families and at one time was owned by the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John's. Henry C. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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Antigua - Bethel Home

City/Town: St. John's, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda, North America

Basilica of St. John the Bapti... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous St. John's Buildings & Structures
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Basilica of St. John the Baptist

The Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is the metropolitan cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John's, Newfoundland and the mother church and symbol of Roman Catholicism in Newfoundland. The Basilica-Cathedral was the largest building project to its date in Newfoundland history. Construction lasted from the excavation of the ground in May 1839, through the laying of the cornerstone in May 1841, until the completion and consecration on September 9, 1855. At this time, it was one of the largest church buildings in North America. On October 17, 2007, Bishop Martin Currie of the Grand Falls diocese was appointed archbishop of St. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Canada

Opened: Jan 01 1855

Cathedral of St. John the Bapt... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous St. John's Buildings & Structures
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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is located in the city of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. This parish in the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador was founded in 1699 in response to a petition drafted by the Anglican townsfolk of St. John's and sent to Henry Compton, Bishop of London. In this petition, the people also requested help in the rebuilding of their church, which had been destroyed, along with the rest of the city, in 1696 by the French under the command of Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville. At least six wooden churches stood on or near this site and were destroyed by military operations during the wars between the French and the British which finally resulted ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada