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Manitoba

06 May 2010

1932 – Manitoba Archives Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Northwood & Chivers The Provincial Archives of Manitoba is located in the Manitoba Archives Building in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The building is also home to the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives and...

06 May 2010

1964 – City Hall, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates After the previous City Hall developed structural problems neccessitating the removal of parts of the building, it was decided to construct a new City Hall modeled on 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...

06 May 2010

1916 – Hamilton Building (Former Bank of Hamilton), Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: John D. Atchison In 1897, the building and lot on the south-east corner of Main and McDermot was purchased for $30,000 by the Bank of Hamilton. Extensive alterations and an addition were...

06 May 2010

1927 – Hudson’s Bay Department Store, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: E.I. Barott Founded in 1670, the Hudson’s Bay Company’s (HBC) chief interests for its first two centuries were the fur trade, exploration and settlement. After 1870, when its territory of Rupert’s Land...

06 May 2010

1913 – Bank of Montreal, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: McKim, Mead and White At the centre of Portage and Main, the Bank of Montreal branch was designed by McKim, Mead and White of New York, America’s leading exponents of Beaux-Arts Classicism....

28 April 2010

1930 – Manitoba Telephones Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Alexander Melville Built for the provincial telephone company who still own it today, the Manitoba Telephones Building has Art Deco overtones, notably in the intertwined lettering denoting the company and the finials...

28 April 2010

1927 – Former Bank of Montreal, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Kenneth Guscotte Rea Fine little classical bank building nestled into a block of Portage Avenue. Now the offices of the Downtown Biz association, the building has fine Corinthian capitals on crisply incised...

28 April 2010

1912 – Confederation Life Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: J. Wilson Gray The Confederation Life Building is one of the finest Chicago School style buildings in Winnipeg with its curved facade following the bend in Main Street. The twelve-storey building is...

28 April 2010

1922 – Group Telecom, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Imposing brick structure amidst the empty lots of Main Street South, converted to office accommodation. Formerly the site of Breen Motors, a well established Winnipeg car dealership who operated here until 1957 –...