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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Public Safety Building (151 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Built in 1965, this six-storey concrete and stone building on Princess Street in Winnipeg was designed in the brutalist style of modernism by Libling Michener and Associates and clad in Tyndall Stone. It was used as the headquarters for the Winnipeg Police Service from 1966 to 2016. It was demolished, along with its associated parking garage, in November 2020.

Public Safety Building

Public Safety Building (June 2016)
Source: George Penner

Public Safety Building

Public Safety Building (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90042, W97.13992
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Civic Centre Parkade (171 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Manitoba Business: Libling Michener and Associates / LM Architectural Group


This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 28 February 2023

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