Benevolent Irish Society (BIS) Building – City of St. John’s Heritage Site

St. John's, NL

City of St. John's Heritage Building, Structure, Land, or Area


The Benevolent Irish Society Building (BIS) is a masonry, three-storey, Mansard-roofed building with an attached convex-Mansard-roofed tower. Constructed between 1877 and 1880 the structure is located at 48 Queen’s Road in St. John’s, NL. The municipal designation is confined to the footprint of the building.

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