Historic Sites of Manitoba: Safeway Store No. 534 (87 Isabel Street, Winnipeg)

This one-storey, 27 by 80-foot brick building on Isabel Street in Winnipeg was constructed in 1936 by Malcom Construction, at a cost of about $7,000, as a grocery store for Safeway Stores Limited. It was occupied by a grocery store at the time of a 2020 site visit. Its exterior was slightly modified from its original appearance.

Former Safeway store on Isabel Street in Winnipeg

Former Safeway store on Isabel Street in Winnipeg (April 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90069, W97.15027
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Malcom Construction

Manitoba Business: Safeway Stores Limited


“Another chain store,” Winnipeg Tribune, 29 August 1936, page 7.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 February 2024

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