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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bee Hive Building / Ukrainian Voice Building (842 Main Street, Winnipeg)

This one-storey brick building on Main Street in Winnipeg was built in 1901 for John Rickard Clements. It housed his Bee Hive department store then various retail businesses until 1974 when it was purchased by the Ukrainian Voice newspaper. It occupied the building until it ceased publishing in 2018. Two murals by Dennis Bell, one of a young newspaper hawker and the other of Ukrainian dancers, appear on the north exterior wall.

The former Ukrainian Voice Building

The former Ukrainian Voice Building (August 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90863, W97.13383
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Rickard Clements (1838-1926)

Sources:

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 September 2021

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