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Kelly House 88 Adelaide Street
The area surrounding 88 Adelaide Street was once a lively neighbourhood of residential housing. Built by contractor Michael Kelly for himself in 1882, the house now stands alone amongst the warehouse buildings that supplanted the houses of Winnipeg’s earliest residential area.

Kerr House 351 Assiniboine Avenue
The Kerr House, appraised at $1,500 at the time of construction, is a fine example of the Second Empire style that was popular in Eastern Canada during the latter 1860s to 1880. Much of the West was developed after this period, and relatively few of its residential, commercial or institutional buildings remain of this type. A mansard or double roof is the most prominent detail of Second Empire structures, providing more upstairs living space than other contemporary designs.

William E. Milner House 51 Balmoral Avenue
William Edwin Milner was the western manager of the Maple Leaf Flour Mills Company. He had relocated his family to Winnipeg and chose the new middle-class subdivision on Balmoral Street for his family to settle.

Manitoba Club 194 Broadway Avenue
The Manitoba Club was founded on July 16, 1874 and has resided in its current facility since 1905.

Hotel Fort Garry 222 Broadway Avenue
A marvel of modern technology, the Fort Garry opened its doors December 11, 1913.

Law Courts 391 Broadway Avenue
The Manitoba Law Courts building is situated across from the Manitoba Legislative building. The Law Courts actually consists of several buildings.

Land Titles Building 393 Broadway Avenue
The first Land Titles office was built in 1881 on the corner of Broadway and Kennedy. Up to that point in time a race course had been located in the area, in 1903 the building that stands today was completed.

Legislative Building 450 Broadway Avenue
In 1911, architects Frank W. Simon and Henry Boddington of Liverpool, England won a worldwide competition to design a $2 million edifice until the official opening of the When it was completed in 1920, the cost was closer to $6 million after political scandal, the First World War and economic reverses plagued its progress.

Wilson House (Klinic Community Health Centre)
545 Broadway Avenue

John H.G. Russell, one of the city’s best-known and most prolific architects, designed 545 Broadway. It is one of a series of buildings that appeared in a prominent residential district along Broadway, west of the Legislative Building.

MacDonald House (Dalnavert) 61 Carlton Street
The Hudson’s Bay Company sub-divided their reserve into large-lot subdivision, using building restrictions and other means to encourage an exclusive neighbourhood stretching west along Broadway from Main Street.

Free Press Building 300 Carlton Street
The six-storey Free Press Building uses a skeleton frame of reinforced concrete to support the brick exterior walls and has a flat roof. Ornamental stone and terra cotta are found on the exterior elevations of the building.

Metropolitan Theatre 281 Donald Street
With a capacity of 2,300, the Allen Theatre opened in 1919 on Donald Street.

Barber House 99 Euclid Avenue
At one time, 99 Euclid Avenue was simply another modest North Point Douglas home. In recent years, however, the two-storey log structure has stood vacant behind a protective chain-link fence, the subject of historical and public controversy.

Johnston Terminal Building 25 Forks Market Road
Increased freight traffic on Canadian National Railway lines led to construction of a massive, four-storey warehouse and freight-forwarding facility in the southern half of the CNR’s East Yards.


Adelaide - Forks Market



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