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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Isbister Building (183 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg)

This three-storey building on the Fort Garry Campus of the University of Manitoba was designed by the local architectural firm Blankstein Coop Gillmor and Hanna and completed in 1961. It was named for Alexander Kennedy Isbister for whom a monument and plaque stand beside it.

Isbister Building

Isbister Building (April 2021)
Source: George Penner

Isbister Building

Isbister commemorative monument (April 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.80925, W97.13037
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Waisman Ross and Associates / Blankstein Coop Gillmor and Hanna / Number TEN Architectural Group

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Kennedy Isbister (1822-1883)

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


This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 June 2022

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