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21 April 2010

1911 – Whitla Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: James H. Cadham / John H.G. Russell 70 Arthur was completed in 1899, by Cadham who also made a major addition in 1906. John H. G. Russell made another major addition in...

21 April 2010

1884 – Telegram Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: William Hodgson This building was constructed for R.J. Whitla & Co., dry goods wholesaler and internally features pre-fabricated cast iron columns. Whitla & Co. constructed a larger warehouse on McDermot Avenue in...

21 April 2010

1912 – 321 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: George W. Northwood The building, also known as the Finnie and Murray Block, on the northwest corner of McDermot Avenue and Adelaide Street, marked the first incursion of the warehouse district west...

15 April 2010

1968 – Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Étienne Gaboury These are the fourth and fifth churches built on this site since 1818. The fourth church or cathedral was built in 1908 and destroyed by fire in 1968. The interior...

15 April 2010

1922 – Holy Cross Church, Dubuc Street, Winnipeg

Holy Cross Parish is the oldest English-speaking parish in the St. Boniface Archdiocese, established in 1922. Prior to the founding, many English-speaking Catholic families had taken up residence in the french-speaking city of...

15 April 2010

1911 – Firehall No.14 , Lipton St., Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Alexander Melville In 1903 the firm of A. and W. Melville, architects and civil engineers, began operation. This company was responsible for numerous buildings in and around the city. An incomplete list...

15 April 2010

1851 – Grey Nuns Convent, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: L’Abbé Louis François Laflèche The old convent of the Grey Nuns, which today houses the St. Boniface Museum, was built between 1846 and 1851, and was constructed of white oak logs. The...

15 April 2010

1864 – Archbishop’s Palace, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: George C. Izenour Built in 1864 under the guidance of Bishop Taché, the west wing of this residence stands as one of the oldest stone buildings remaining in Western Canada. Its mansard...

15 April 2010

1978 – RCMP Headquarters, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Moody & Moore Dramatic and imposing modern building which functions as the regional headquarters of the RCMP. The clean lines of the building are unfortunately ruined by the intrusive plant on the...