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Architecture of Winnipeg

07 May 2010

1935 – Federal Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Northwood & Chivers A fine office block in a mild Art Deco style. The stylised wheaf sheafs provide the decoration around the top of the building in place of the more traditional...

14 April 2010

1940 – Rockwood School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built to a standardised design used by the city, and not far from a similar design at Brock-Corydon School. The building has a central entrance-way with further entrances to the ends of the...

24 July 2011

1942 – Canadian National Building, Winnipeg

Telecommunications building constructed by Canadian National Railways. Due to the importance of the services contained within, it was designed to the highest standards. Of fireproof construction, it was made of solid reinforced concrete...

30 July 2011

1947 – River Heights School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built to a fairly standard design used throughout the 1940s and early 1950s in Winnipeg, River Heights School is an example of the larger variant of the design. A sprawling single storey building,...

29 June 2010

1948 – Ss. Vladimir & Olga Ukrainian Cathedral, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John N. Semmens The cathedral’s famous stained glass windows, created by artist Leo Mol depict the history of the Ukrainian Catholic church.

29 June 2010

1949 – Inkster School, Inkster Boulevard, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built to a fairly standard design used throughout the 1940s and early 1950s in Winnipeg, Inkster School is a single story building with a taller entrance bay.

14 April 2010

1950 – Brock-Corydon School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built to a standardised design used by the city, and not far from a similar design at Rockwood School. The building has a central entrance-way with further entrances to the ends of the...

08 July 2010

1950s – 280 Smith Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Moody & Moore Constructed as the Western Savings and Loan in 1950, and later extended in 1957 with the addition of extra floors. The interior is unremarkable save for a double-height ground...

14 August 2011

1953 – Northern Sales Building, 135 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg

Architect: Waisman Ross Considered one of the finest examples of modernist architecture in the city, this brick-and-glass structure incorporates some of the same design elements used in the Barcelona Pavilion. The modernist design...