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Architecture of Winnipeg

21 April 2010

1895 – Dalnavert House, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Charles H. Wheeler Designated a National Historic Site, this fine Victorian era house is considered one of the best examples in western Canada. It was built in 1895 for Sir Hugh John...

29 November 2011

1895 – Mulvey School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: George Creeford Browne Mulvey School No. 3, completed in late 1895 and largely resembling its predecessor which was destroyed in a fire, had 12 classrooms and an assembly hall. By 1908, overcrowding...

29 November 2011

1896 – Dufferin School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Charles H. Wheeler Constructed in 1896, and designed by local architect Charles H. Wheeler, this three-storey brick structure was erected by the firm of Kelly Bros. & Co. at a cost of...

08 July 2010

1896 – St Mary’s Cathedral, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Balston C. Kenway / Samuel Hooper Winnipeg is the only city in North America with two Roman Catholic Cathedrals due to the amalgamation of the city with St Boniface in 1972. This...

28 April 2010

1896 – University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: S. Frank Peters & George Browne The smaller of the two universities based in Winnipeg, but the more central campus, located off Portage Avenue, the University of Winnipeg presents a stern face...

30 July 2010

1897 – Market Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

After the First World War, two storeys were added to the building, and converted to civic offices. Demolished in 1964, along with the old City Hall to make way for the City Hall...

20 July 2012

1898 – McIntyre block, Main St., Winnipeg

Architect: Cadham & Grayson Designed by the architectural firm of Cadham and Grayson to replace a building of 1892 destroyed by fire. The original main building was only five stories in height, with...

11 July 2012

1898 – Victoria School, Winnipeg

In 1898, Central School No.1 was replaced by a new structure, built at a cost of $17,000, that could accommodate up to 500 students with a staff of 12 teachers. At that time,...

27 April 2010

1899 – 179 McDermot Avenue – W.F. Alloway Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: James H. Cadham & S. Frank Peters There is conflicting evidence as to the identity of the architect of this structure. Tenders published in the newspapers directed contractors to the office of...