Built in 1909 following a fire that gutted the Old Medical Building, this building was designed to mirror the main entrance and wings of the Royal Victoria Hospital. Its features include an ornate reading room and a stained-glass window commemorating members of the Medical Faculty who fought or died in World War I.
The Arts Building, with its cupola and flag pole, is the signature building of the Faculty of Arts and McGill's downtown campus. The building dates from 1837, when McGill's Board of Governors decided to erect the first new buildings on campus.
The namesake of Ernest Rutherford, one of McGill's most famous radiation physicists, special precautions were taken when it was built in 1977 to make it as stable and tremor-resistant as possible, The ground floor contains offices and large lecture rooms, and the building is home to a museum that also bears Mr. Rutherford's name.
The only facility of its kind in Canada, the Mary Emily Clinical Nutrition Research Unit conducts human clinical nutrition trials; in house monitoring and testing of individuals over prolonged periods of time.
After the original Macdonald Engineering Building was gutted by fire in 1907, the current building was constructed with function and safety taking precedence over design. One focal design feature was included, however: a phoenix rising from the ashes was carved on the south wall as a reminder of the fire and a symbol of rebirth.
Built in 1912, this classic Edwardian mansion was bought by Sir Edward Beatty, president of the Canadian Pacific Railroad, in 1924. In 1946, McGill acquired the house and named it in his honour.
This Classical, French Beaux Arts style mansion was built in 1907 for Sir Mortimer B. Davis, founder of the Imperial Tobacco Company, and later bought by the industrialist Arthur B. Purvis. Following Purvis' death in 1941, it was given to McGill in his memory by John W. McConnell.