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Pagoda

Title: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (1939)
Image Type: Photograph
Date Taken: May 23, 1939
Image Description: Image of Elizabeth and King George VI walking by the Pagoda during their Royal Visit in 1939.
Physical Location: 170 Red River Road
Description Reference: Thunder Bay Public Library
Image Location: P577
http://images.ourontario.ca/gateway/56230/data?n=2

The polka-dotted Pagoda

Title: Information Bureau [Pagoda]
Image Type: 35 mm Slide
Creator: Donald K. Campbell
Date Taken: ca. 1987
Image Description: This is an image of the front entrance of the Pagoda. The photograph was taken from Red River Road.
Physical Location: 170 Red River Road
Description Reference: City of Thunder Bay Archives
Image Location: P037
City of Thunder Bay Series Number: 428
Accession Number: 2011-29-102

Pagoda

Title: Pagoda
Image Type: Photograph
Date Taken: ca. 2000
Image Description: This is the entrance to the Pagoda on the corner of Red River Road and Water Street. The Pagoda, Canada's oldest information building and bureau, is still standing today.
Physical Location: 170 Red River Road
Description Reference: City of Thunder Bay - Culture & Heritage
Image Location: City of Thunder Bay - Heritage Register
http://www.thunderbay.ca/Living/About_Thunder_Bay/Photo_Galleries/In_And_Around_Thunder_Bay_Hi-Lo_Res_Photo_Gallery/In_and_Around_Pagoda_Hi_Res.htm

Constructed: 1909
Architect: H. Russell Halton
Style: Blend of different styles of architecture
Features: Umbrella-shaped roof and bell shaped cupola, bas-relief sculpture of a beaver and maple leaves above the entrance
Description Reference: City of Thunder Bay - Culture & Heritage
http://www.thunderbay.ca/AssetFactory.aspx?did=11906