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Architecture of Winnipeg

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...

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...

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...

29 June 2010

1966 – St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates The present St. Nicholas Church was designed in the early nineteen sixties by the architectural firm of Green Blankstein Russell Associates. The structure is built almost entirely of...

25 August 2010

1967 – Manitoba Museum & Planetarium, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Associated Architects for the Manitoba Centennial Centre The Manitoba Centennial Centre was a project begun in the 1960s aimed at reinvigorating the downtown. It includes the Centennial Concert Hall, the Manitoba Museum,...

28 April 2010

1967 – Royal Bank Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter Searle Associates Large office building above a podium storey. The rectangular grid of the prefabricated cladding is pleasing to the viewer, if stark. The ground floor which acts as a...

15 April 2010

1968 – Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Étienne Gaboury These are the fourth and fifth churches built on this site since 1818. The fourth church or cathedral was built in 1908 and destroyed by fire in 1968. The interior...