the growing importance of the Town of Walkerville, the Federal government
agreed to erect an appropriate building on a site purchased from
the Walkerville Land & Building Co. Contrary to the Walker sonsí
preference for red brick and limestone, the architect chose buff
brick and cast concrete to distinguish his building from its surroundings.
deep setback of the structure, its six tall pilasters and rhythmical
symmetry reinforce the quality of this important heritage block.