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Architecture of Canada

29 June 2010

1964 – Former Safeway, Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg

One of quite a few stores to a similar design in Winnipeg, this Safeway store finally closed in December 2008. This standard design had some variations, usually in materials on the flanking walls...

22 April 2010

1964 – Multistorey Carpark, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Libling Michener & Associates Optimistic modernism for a multistorey carpark nestled in behind older buildings. This is a boldly extravagent statement for a relatively mundane structure type.

28 June 2010

1964 – Safeway, Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

One of quite a few stores to a similar design still in use in Winnipeg, this Safeway store also has fine roadside signage from the same period. At many other locations in the...

14 December 2009

1964 – Tour de la Bourse, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Luigi Moretti & Pier Luigi Nervi La Tour de la Bourse (Stock Exchange Tower) is Montreal’s third-tallest building, an International Style skyscraper by Luigi Moretti and Pier Luigi Nervi. Built in 1964,...

06 May 2010

1965 – Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Associated Architects for the Manitoba Centennial Centre Located across the street from the Civic Centre from the same period, the Centennial Concert Hall is part of a complex that contains the Manitoba...

10 December 2009

1965 – City Hall, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Viljo Revell This is the fourth city hall in Toronto’s history. The first was destroyed by fire. The second was temporary. The third, the city outgrew, and it still exists. This fourth...

23 September 2013

1965 – Civic Centre Parkade, Winnipeg

Architect: Green, Blankstein Russell Associates Part of the Civic Centre develeopment project which included a new City Hall, and police headquarters. Connected to the Public Safety Building and City Hall by a tunnel....

22 April 2010

1965 – Public Safety Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Libling Michener & Associates On December 21 1964, Winnipeg City Council awarded a contract for the construction of the new Public Safety Building and Civic Parkade on land directly west of the...

31 July 2012

1966 – Manitoba Teachers Society, 191 Harcourt Street, Winnipeg

Architect: Libling Michener & Associates Constructed in two stages, the original McMaster House (to the west) and Bradley Square, but stylistically so similar that they now appear a singular building. An atrium entrance...