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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Horticulture and Biology Building / Home Economics Building / Human Ecology Building (35 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone building on the Fort Garry Campus of the University of Manitoba was designed by local architects Samuel Hooper and Victor Horwood, and built in 1912 as part of the Manitoba Agricultural College. Initially used for the instruction of horticulture and biology, in 1949 it was renovated for use as the Home Economics Building. It was later renamed the Human Ecology Building.

Human Ecology Building

Human Ecology Building (no date)
Source: Winnipeg Buildings Index

Human Ecology Building

Human Ecology Building (March 2022)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.81074, W97.13230
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Hooper (1851-1911)

Memorable Manitobans: Victor William Horwood (1878-1939)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Agricultural College / University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Union at Fort Garry possible in Sept. ’49,” The Manitoban, 28 September 1948, page 1.

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 March 2022

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