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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Odd Fellows Temple (78 The Promenade, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick facade on The Promenade in Winnipeg was once part of a building constructed on Kennedy Street for the Odd Fellows between 1909 and 1910 by contractor S. B. Ritchie. Opened at a formal ceremony on 21 April 1910, it provided meeting space for the various IOOF lodges around the city, a suite for the caretaker in its basement, and retail space at ground level. Damaged during a fire in January 1946, the interior was rebuilt later that year. Demolished when the area became part of the North Portage Development, the facade was preserved and incorporated into the structure.

Odd Fellows Temple

Odd Fellows Temple (June 2017)
Source: Maria Zbigniewicz

Site Location (lat/long): N49.89271, W97.14890
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: IOOF Hall / Odd Fellows Hall (72 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Odd Fellows Home (4025 Roblin Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Manitoba Organization: Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Sources:

“Opening of I.O.O.F. Temple,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 April 1910, page 9.

“$100,000 damage in downtown fire,” Winnipeg Tribune / Winnipeg Free Press, 14 January 1946, page 1.

293 Kennedy Street, Independent Order of Oddfellows Temple, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, March 1984.

This page was prepared by Maria Zbigniewicz and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2017

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