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Winnipeg Exchange District

27 April 2010

1903 – Criterion Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: H.S. Griffiths Built at a cost of $20,000 and designed by H.S. Griffiths a British architect, the Criterion was one of many hotels established in the area to accommodate the thousands of...

27 April 2010

1911 – 212 McDermot – Lake of the Woods Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John H.G. Russell Built in 1901 of red brick, its location was selected because of its closeness to the Grain Exchange on Princess. Built in stages, all designed by John H. G....

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...

27 April 2010

1887 – 173 McDermot Avenue – Mitchell Block, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: A.T. Timewell The date stone over the centre window of the top floor of this building reads 1886, making it one of the earlier structures of the area. It was built for...

27 April 2010

1910 – Werier Block, 238 Princess Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

A stark and obvious example of the Exchange warehouse developed in two stages (which many were) – the original four floors received a vastly different treatment than the final three stories whiuch were...

27 April 2010

1906 – Frost & Wood Warehouse, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: James H. Cadham The Frost and Wood Warehouse was built by contractor Philip Burnett for some $50,000. It is of mill construction with a rubblestone foundation, thick brick walls, an interior frame...

27 April 2010

1905 – Carnefac Block, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John H.G. Russell Small warehouse building until recently in use as a French Bistro. The interior features a wooden post and beam construction and exposed brickwork.

27 April 2010

1906 – Ryan Block, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Blair & Northwood Like many other local warehouses, 44 Princess has a symmetrical fa├žade divided into three parts and highlighted by Romanesque detailing. The main floor is dominated by three oversized arched...

27 April 2010

1906 – Fairchild Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: John D. Atchison & Herbert B. Rugh J.D. Atchison, a Chicago-trained architect, who set up his very successful Winnipeg office in 1905, designed the building and another relocated Chicago designer, H. B....