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Unbuilt Winnipeg

26 July 2012

1883 – Design for Holy Trinity Church, Winnipeg

Architect: Charles H. Wheeler Although most of the church was built as designed by Wheeler, the magnificent tower and spire was never constructed.

26 July 2012

1929 – Proposal for Richardson Building, Winnipeg

Architect: Arthur A. Stoughton Unbuilt proposal for landmark tower at Portage and Main in downtown Winnipeg. The building, at 17 storeys, would have been the tallest structure in Winnipeg. Buildings onsite were cleared...

04 July 2012

1913 – Unbuilt Design for City Hall, Winnipeg

Architect: Clemesha & Portnall In early 1913, a committee of Winnipeg’s City Planning Commission recommended that a new civic centre be built, and a contest for a design for a new city hall...

02 July 2012

1907 – Unbuilt Tower Proposal, Main Street, Winnipeg

Architect: John D. Atchison Unbuilt 14-storey proposal for an office building on the east side of Main Street, between McDermot and Bannatyne. The Canadian Wheat Board building was eventually constructed on the site...

30 July 2010

1994 – Proposed Lions Tribune Towers, Winnipeg

Architect: MMP Architects A proposed twin tower seniors apartment block intended for the former Winnipeg Tribune site on Graham at Smith. Cancelled before ground was broken. The site remains a surface parking lot.

30 September 2009

1919 – Hudson’s Bay Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Burke Horwood & White Unbuilt proposal for a massive department store for the Hudson’s Bay Company. Intended to be their flagship store, this would have been the largest building in the city...