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Winnipeg

24 August 2010

1970 – Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group The Manitoba Theatre Centre was designed in the Brutalist style designed by local architect Allan Waisman of Number Ten Architectural Group with input from the MTC artistic director...

13 August 2010

1905 – Northern Bank, Winnipeg

Architect: George W. Northwood Established as Winnipeg’s Northern Bank in 1905 and merging with the exclusively Ontario-based Crown Bank of Canada in 1908 to form the Northern Crown Bank. Winnipeg remained the new...

13 August 2010

1890 – Strevel Terrace, Winnipeg

Architect: George Creeford Browne Browne most often employed brick in his symmetrical compositions; his work at Strevel Terrace, 1889-90 can be recognized by their absence of applied decoration and by the projecting horizontal...

13 August 2010

1883 – Princess Opera House, Winnipeg

The three-storied Princess Opera House opened on May 14,1883. It featured many fine dramatic presentations including Shakespeare’s plays. The Princess burned down in 1892.

31 July 2010

1913 – Hotel St. Charles, 235 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The St. Charles Hotel was designed and constructed by Winnipeg’s largest contractors, Carter, Halls and Aldinger. The firm included a large engineering department, which was capable of design work and was familiar with...

30 July 2010

2005 – Winnipeg Adult Education Centre, Winnipeg

Architects: Penner Prins In 2005 a new extension by Penner Prins Architects was added to the rear of the Isbister School facing onto Colony Street. This new building with its dark masonry and...

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 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...

22 July 2010

1970 – Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter Parkin Horrendously grim slab hotel block with windowless lower stories, the Fairmont is as far removed from the elegant and nearby Fort Garry in style as it is possible to...