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Winnipeg

08 July 2010

1905 – Aldous Block, Donald St., Winnipeg, Manitoba

Part of a terrace of three warehouses, all designed separately but to a harmonious whole. The top two floors were added in 1909.

08 July 2010

1905 – Walker Theatre (Burton Cummings), Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Howard C. Stone The Walker Theatre, now known as the Burton Cummings, is the city’s oldest surviving grand theatre and was built in 1905 with 2030 seats. It has been designated a...

08 July 2010

1914 – Ramada Marlborough Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: James Chisholm An impressive stone and brick purpose built hotel building from the early 20th century, the Ramada Malborough has Tudor Gothic detailing on its lower floors. The elaborate canopy and stone...

08 July 2010

1883 – Vaughan Street Jail, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Walter Chesterton & Samuel Hooper Built in 1881, this building was the provincial jail receiving criminals from Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Ontario. Men, women and children were housed here in the late...

08 July 2010

1950s – 280 Smith Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Moody & Moore Constructed as the Western Savings and Loan in 1950, and later extended in 1957 with the addition of extra floors. The interior is unremarkable save for a double-height ground...

08 July 2010

1971 – Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Gustavo da Rosa / Number Ten Architectural Group The Winnipeg Art Gallery is sited on an awkward triagular site, which it responds to aggressively by terminating in a sharp point. Most of...

08 July 2010

1981 – Royal Trust Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group Grim mirror glass building with little detailing to interest the eye.

08 July 2010

1977 – Manulife House, 386 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: LM Architectural Group A facade of angled and stepped planes, thats more successful along the secondary elevation.

08 July 2010

1977 – Imperial Broadway Tower, 363 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: LM Architectural Group / Smith Carter Stark glass box without plinth or parapet, hitting the ground cleanly at streetlevel. Originally designed by LM Architectural Group. Remodelled in 2012 by Smith Carter, with...