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Winnipeg Heritage Buildings Contest

29 July 2007

The back cover of Manitoba History 55 (June 2007) shows a great old postcard of Winnipeg buildings, circa 1914.

The person who can identify the most number of buildings in the postcard, before a deadline of 1 November 2007, will win a prize.

Please use the following pair of images to submit your entry:

Correct answers:

  1. Carnegie Library, now the City of Winnipeg Archives (380 William Avenue), built 1903-1905
  2. Winnipeg General Hospital
  3. Old Law Courts Building (411 Broadway), built 1912-1916
  4. Union Trust Tower / National Bank Building (191 Lombard Avenue at Main Street), built 1913
  5. Great West Life Building (177 Lombard Avenue), built 1909-1911
  6. Hotel Fort Garry (222 Broadway), built 1911-1913
  7. Childs Building / McArthur Building (207-211 Portage Avenue), built 1909
  8. Wesley College / University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Avenue), built 1894-1895
  9. Wesley College Residence
  10. Bank of Montreal Building (335 Main Street), built 1911-1913
  11. St. Regis Hotel (285 Smith Street), built 1909
  12. Lindsay Building (228 Notre Dame Avenue), built 1911
  13. Eaton's Store (320 Portage Avenue), built 1904-1906
  14. St. John's College (337 Broadway), built 1897
  15. Union Station / Canadian National (Northern) Railway Station (123 Main Street), built 1909
  16. Orpheum Theatre (283 Fort Street), built 1910-1911
  17. Royal Alexandra Hotel (Main Street at Higgins Avenue), built 1904-1906
  18. Confederation Life Building (457 Main Street), built 1912
  19. Electric Railway Chambers (213 Notre Dame Avenue), built 1913
  20. Confederation Life Building (457 Main Street), built 1912
  21. Misericordia Hospital (Sherbrook Street)
  22. Sterling Building (283 Portage Avenue), built 1900
  23. Bank of Montreal Building (335 Main Street), built 1911-1913
  24. Bank of Montreal Building (335 Main Street), built 1911-1913
  25. Hotel Fort Garry (222 Broadway), built 1911-1913
  26. Manitoba Medical College (561 McDermot Avenue), built 1884
  27. Canadian Pacific Railway Station (181 Higgins Avenue), built 1904
  28. Union Trust Tower / National Bank Building (191 Lombard Avenue at Main Street), built 1913
  29. St. Paul's Presbyterian Church (Notre Dame Avenue & Pearl Street)
  30. Canadian Bank of Commerce (389 Main Street), built 1910-1911
  31. Old Law Courts Building (411 Broadway), built 1912-1916
  32. Canadian Pacific Railway Station (181 Higgins Avenue), built 1904

Thank you to all who entered the contest, and to Giles Bugailiskis for providing a copy of the postcard used in it.

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