1958 – St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Architect: Gardiner, Gath & Associates / Green Blankstein Russell Associates




St. Paul’s College was a Jesuit college, founded in 1926 by Jesuits and originally based in central Winnipeg. Designed by Vancouver practice Gardiner, Gath & Associates in conjunction with local firm Green Blankstein Russell Associates. The building includes lecture rooms, various facilities, a chapel and residences. The Chapel of Christ the King is the centre of the entire design concept for the college – both visually from a distance and in plan. A precast concrete bell tower identifies the main entrance of the college. A mosaic of “Christ the King in Glory” by Lionel Thomas on chapel’s upper facade provides colour for the buildings.

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