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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Substation (265 Osborne Street, Winnipeg)

A small brick building on Osborne Street in Winnipeg was designed by the architectural firm of Moody and Moore and built in 1947 as a local electrical substation for the Winnipeg Electric Company. It was later use as office space for the General Council of the Winnipeg Community Centres. The building was demolished in January 2019.

The former Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Substation

The former Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Substation (September 2015)
Source: George Penner

The former Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Substation

The former Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Substation (January 2019)
Source: Nathan Kramer

The former Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Substation

The former Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Substation (January 2019)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87387, W97.14187
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Moody and Moore / MMP Architects

Manitoba Business: Winnipeg Electric Railway Company / Winnipeg Electric Company

Sources:

Winnipeg Electric Company Osborne Street Substation, 265 Osborne Street, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, December 2012.

This page was prepared by George Penner, Gordon Goldsborough, and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 29 May 2022

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