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22 April 2010

1988 – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Stechesen Katz In 1986, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet began construction of a new Company home. This unique facility, which includes 10 dance studios (including a performance studio), physiotherapy room, administrative and production...

22 April 2010

1981 – Cargill Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Cooper Rankin Architects Awful monolithic groundscraper which along with the neighbouring Canada Post building, 200 Graham and the empty lots on the opposite side of the street has done much to reduce...

22 April 2010

1958 – Former Canada Post Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates Horrendous building with little or no human scale or charm. What is most upsetting about this building which occupies an entire block is that the previous Post Office...

22 April 2010

1906 – City Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John Woodman A massive warehouse building now used as offices and shopping facilities, Eaton Place was linked to the rear of the Eaton’s Department Store by skywalk. It housed T. Eaton &...

22 April 2010

1884 – Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Charles H. Wheeler The third church on this site, the present church was commenced in 1883 and completed in 1884. The architect, Charles H. Wheeler, also designed Dalnavert, the Winnipeg home of...

22 April 2010

1976 – Credit Union Plaza, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter Black tinted glass renders this triangular office block impassive-looking, a dark stern object on the skyline. Using only half the available site allowed the architects to create a small public...

22 April 2010

1964 – Multistorey Carpark, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Libling Michener & Associates Optimistic modernism for a multistorey carpark nestled in behind older buildings. This is a boldly extravagent statement for a relatively mundane structure type.

22 April 2010

1911 – Garry Block, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Pratt & Ross Fine heritage building that is obviously well cared for. Originally built for the Mortgage Company of Canada, as the Belgica Block. Like many Winnipeg buildings, the main design effort...

22 April 2010

1909 – Canada Permanent Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John D. Atchison This red sandstone building was for many years the home of the Canada Permanent Trust Company. Built in 1909, the ground floor contained offices and banking facilities with additional...

22 April 2010

1908 – Inglis Block, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: John D. Atchison / Herbert B. Rugh The North West Commercial Travellers’ Association Building or Inglis Building has it has reverted to, is an excellent example of Chicago Style with its ornate...