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07 May 2010

1911 – 113 Market Avenue Great West Saddlery Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: William Wallace Blair From its heavy brick exterior to its masonry base, the building screams solidity. And it is. The structure is concrete with a brick facade. The brickwork has some nice...

07 May 2010

1955 – Great West Life Assurance, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Moody & Moore and Marani & Morris Designed as a corporate headquarters for Great West Life Assurance after they outgrew their Lombard Street premises, the large office building was designed by a...

07 May 2010

1983 – Great West Life Assurance, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Smith Carter & Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Designed as the corporate headquarters, the building is a large square in plan with large uninterupted expanses of stone facing. The entrance facade is...

07 May 2010

1935 – Federal Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Northwood & Chivers A fine office block in a mild Art Deco style. The stylised wheaf sheafs provide the decoration around the top of the building in place of the more traditional...

07 May 2010

1987 – One Canada Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group Unattractive office block that has dated poorly – the cladding colours being of their time.

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...