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Manitoba Business: Green Blankstein Russell and Associates

This Winnipeg-based architectural firm was founded in March 1932 by Laurie J. Green, Cecil N. Blankstein, and G. Leslie Russell. In 2004, it became part of the Stantec group of companies.

Some of the Manitoba buildings that the firm designed:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Viscount Alexander School

810 Waterford Avenue, Winnipeg

1948

 

Nordale School

99 Birchdale Avenue, Winnipeg

1949

 

Shaarey Zedek Synagogue

561 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg

1949

 

Elizabeth Dafoe Library

University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

1951-1953

 

Kent Road School

361 Kent Road, Winnipeg

1952

 

Kent Road School (expansion)

361 Kent Road, Winnipeg

1955

 

Campbell Soup Plant

Fifteenth Street NW, Portage la Prairie

1957-1958

Closed (1991)

Polo Park Shopping Centre

Winnipeg

1957-1959

 

Windsor Park Collegiate

1015 Cottonwood Road, Winnipeg

1959

 

Winnipeg City Hall

510 Main Street, Winnipeg

1964

 

Winnipeg International Airport

2000 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg

1964

Demolished (?)

Willow Park Co-operative Housing Development

Dorset Street at Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg

1964-1965

 

Civic Centre Public Safety Parkade

Princess Street at James Avenue, Winnipeg

1965

 

National Trust Building

Portage Avenue at Garry Street, Winnipeg

1965

 

Allan Physics Building (expansion)

University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

1966

 

Parker Chemistry Building (expansion)

University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

1966

 

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church

737 Bannerman Avenue, Winnipeg

1966

 

Deloraine High School (expansion and renovations)

Deloraine

c1967

 

Engineering Building (expansion)

University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

1967

 

Duff Roblin Building

University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

1968

 

Deloraine Elementary School (expansion)

Deloraine

1968

 

Air Cargo Terminal

Winnipeg International Airport, Winnipeg

1968

 

Greenhouse Building

University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

1969

 

National School Studios Headquarters

King Edward Street at Madison Avenue, Winnipeg

1969

 

Holy Family Nursing Home (expansion)

165 Aberdeen Avenue, Winnipeg

1970

 

Freshwater Institute

University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

1970-1972

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Lawrence John Green (1899-1969)

Memorable Manitobans: Cecil Nathan Blankstein (1908-1989)

Memorable Manitobans: Gordon Leslie Russell (1901-1977)

Memorable Manitobans: Ralph Carl Ham (1902-1942)

GBR: Green Blankstein Russell and Associates, An Architectural Legacy by Jeffrey Thorsteinson and Brennan Smith, Winnipeg: Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 2017.

Sources:

“200 can make home-history,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 September 1964, page 9.

“Sod-turning for Co-op housing [Willow Park],” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 September 1964, page 25.

“Go ahead signal for Civic Centre,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 October 1964, page 52.

[Photo caption - National Trust building], Winnipeg Free Press, 21 January 1965, page 20.

“Green Blankstein Russell Associates - Executive Appointments,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 March 1966, page 19.

“University of Manitoba geared for growth,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 April 1966, page 38.

“Tenders for additions to the Allan and Parker Buildings, the University of Manitoba,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 June 1966, page 58.

“Tenders for additions and alterations to Deloraine High School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 1966, page 40.

“Tenders for Zoology-Psychology Building, the University of Manitoba,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 April 1967, page 63.

“$2.8 million Engineering Wing for U of M,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 April 1966, page 12.

“New St. Nicholas dedication Sunday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 July 1966, page 28.

“U of M building opens soon [Engineering Building],” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 September 1967, page 4.

“Tender for Deloraine Elementary School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 October 1967, page 49.

“Air Canada [Air Cargo Terminal],” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 November 1967, page 45.

“Tenders for Greenhouse for the University of Manitoba,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 August 1968, page 22.

“National School to build new plant,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 October 1968, page 60.

“Tenders for Holy Family Nursing Home,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 May 1969, page 40.

“Fresh Water Institute [Fresh Water Institute, Fisheries Research Board of Canada at the University of Manitoba campus],” Winnipeg Free Press, 11 August 1970, page 37.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 December 2017

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