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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Agricultural College Powerhouse (33 Maclean Crescent, Winnipeg)

This brick 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 to generate power for the buildings of the Manitoba Agricultural College. It has been extensively renovated through the years but is still in use by the University.

Agricultural College Powerhouse

Agricultural College Powerhouse (January 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Agricultural College Powerhouse

Agricultural College Powerhouse (January 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Agricultural College Powerhouse

Agricultural College Powerhouse (January 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Agricultural College Powerhouse

Agricultural College Powerhouse (April 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.80684, W97.13255
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:

We thank Rose Kuzina and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 January 2022

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