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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, it was later dedicated to domestic studies as the Home Economics Building. It was later renamed the Human Ecology Building.

The Home Economics Building, built in 1912, was later renamed the Human Ecology Building

The Home Economics Building, built in 1912, was later renamed the Human Ecology Building (no date)
Source: Winnipeg Buildings Index

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:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2019

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