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Manitoba Business: Smith Carter and Katelnikoff

In 1947, this Winnipeg-based architectural firm was founded by Ernest J. Smith, Dennis H. Carter, and Walter L. Katelnikoff. It was responsible for the design and construction of many prominent buildings. Notable designs elsewhere included Place d’Accuiel Expo 67 in Montreal, the Canadian Chancery Building in Warsaw, Kermanshah Technical Training Centre in Iran, and the Canadian Embassy Building in Moscow.

Some of the Manitoba buildings designed by the firm:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Marion School

619 Des Meurons Street, Winnipeg

1950

 

Varennes School

22 Varennes Avenue, Winnipeg

1953

 

Kirkfield Park School #2

615 School Road, Winnipeg

1953

Demolished (1993)

Angus McKay School

850 Woodvale Street, Winnipeg

1953

 

Glenlawn Collegiate (expansion)

770 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg

1954

 

Windsor School (renovations)

80 Cunnington Avenue, Winnipeg

1954

 

Archwood School (expansion)

800 Archibald Street, Winnipeg

1955

 

Norwood Collegiate / Nelson McIntyre Collegiate

188 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg

1956

 

Steinbach Fire Hall

Steinbach

c1956

 

Woodhaven School

127 Glendale Boulevard, Winnipeg

1956-1957

 

Tuxedo Park School (expansion)

2300 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg

1957

 

Angus McKay School (expansion)

850 Woodvale Street, Winnipeg

1958

 

Munroe Junior High School

405 Munroe Avenue, Winnipeg

1958

 

Jameswood School

1 Braintree Crescent, Winnipeg

1958

 

Silver Heights Collegiate (expansion)

350 Lodge Avenue, Winnipeg

1958

Demolished (c2009)

McLeod School

530 McLeod Avenue, Winnipeg

1959

 

John A. Russell Building

84 Curry Place, Winnipeg

1959

 

Morse Place Junior High School

795 Prince Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg

1959

 

Westworth United Church

1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg

1959

 

Golden Gate School

330 Bruce Avenue, Winnipeg

1959-1960

 

Angus McKay School (expansion)

850 Woodvale Street, Winnipeg

1960

 

Neil Campbell School (expansion)

845 Golspie Street, Winnipeg

1960

 

Hampstead School

920 Hampstead Avenue, Winnipeg

1960

 

Monarch Life Building

333 Broadway, Winnipeg

1960-1961

 

Pembina Crest School (expansion)

1551 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg

1961

 

Grace General Hospital

300 Booth Drive, Winnipeg

1966-1967

 

Transcona Public Safety Building

730 Pandora Avenue West, Winnipeg

1967-1968

 

Prince Charles School

Third Street Southwest, Portage la Prairie

1969

 

Concordia General Hospital

1095 Concordia Avenue, Winnipeg

1971-1974

 

General Wolfe Street

661 Banning Street, Winnipeg

1976-1977

 

Great West Life Building

100 Osborne Street North, Winnipeg

?

 

Seven Oaks General Hospital

2300 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg

?

 

Bank of Nova Scotia and Concourse

Portage and Main, Winnipeg

?

 

Pan-Am Pool

25 Poseidon Bay, Winnipeg

?

 

Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall

555 Main Street, Winnipeg

?

 

Manitoba Museum

190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg

?

 

Richardson Building

1 Lombard Place, Winnipeg

?

 

St. John’s Ravenscourt School

400 South Drive, Winnipeg

?

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Dennis H. Carter (1920-2012)

Memorable Manitobans: Walter L. Katelnikoff (1918-1974)

Memorable Manitobans: Ernest John Smith (1919-2004)

Sources:

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2020

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