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Architecture of Winnipeg

06 March 2012

1960 – Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates Architects concept from 1960 of a new airport terminal for Winnipeg. Eventually completed in 1963, and closed in 2011. The project, estimated to cost $8.5m but eventually over...

30 July 2012

1961 – Grosvenor House, Winnipeg

Architect: Libling Michener & Associates This apartment building was originally designed as cast-in-place concrete. But with the City of Winnipeg just accepting prestressed concrete at the time of construction, an alternate design was...

29 June 2010

1961 – Winnipeg Clinic, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Frank R. Lount The Jetsons come to Winnipeg! With its fabulous cantilevered balconies and stone and concrete walls, the Winnipeg Clinic is a wonderful piece of 1940s Americana. Originally built in 1942...

25 August 2010

1962 – 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Waisman Ross Sic storey building with pavilion-like top level. The corners are inverted which draws the eye to the cantilervered pavilion roof. Finished on concrete aggregate panels.

08 July 2010

1963 – 333 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Smith Carter Searle Built between 1959-63 for Monarch Life, it is now used as the headquarters of the Workers Compensation Board. Set back from the street, the building has a shallow raised...

12 August 2013

1963 – 338 Broadway, Winnipeg

Architect: Waisman Ross Shortlisted for the Massey Medal in 1964. this is a smaller office building on a constricted site. While the main facade to Broadway is largely glazed, the side elevations are...

30 July 2012

1963 – Civic Centre, St. Boniface, Winnipeg

Architect: √Čtienne Gaboury Designed to contain a police station, law courts, and a public health centre, this cluster of buildings is sited around an open sided courtyard adjacent to the former city hall....

14 April 2010

1963 – Holy Family Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Zunic & Sobkowich

29 June 2010

1963 – Perths, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Waisman Ross Like the nearby Safeway, this outlet for Perths is modernist in design with its curving roof. Unfortunately it has suffered to a degree with much of its original glazing closed...