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Thursday, 9 July 2009

On the Heritage Building Front....

The Manitoba Theatre Centre has been designated a National Historic Site of Canada, it was announced today. The Market Avenue building erected in 1970 was cited as an excellent example of small-scale Brutalist architecture and for its ability to encourage a stronger relationship between audience and actor. More

Photos of MTC from The Winnipeg Building Index

Brandon's Dominion Display Building II, on the Keystone Centre grounds, is on Canada's endangered list. A great building - I have never been in but have seen it a number of times. A pet project of the Mayor Burgess a few years back was to have it renovated to become a Curling Hall of Fame.

The building's Provincial Heritage Site designation page

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