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Looking east on Portage Avenue East prior to the opening of the Portage and Main underground pedestrian concourse on February 23, 1979
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- Allan, Hugh
[after 2004] (Collection)
- Winnipeg (Man.). City Clerk's Department. Archives and Records Control Branch
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1 photograph : b&w, 8 x 10 in.
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For more information on Hugh Allan, see the Hugh Allan fonds at the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections.
Hugh Allan was born on May 14, 1917 in Cypress River, Manitoba, and eventually moved to Winnipeg, where he became a highly regarded photographer. Allan worked for many different employers, including Time Magazine and Maclean's, but he is most famous for his work with the Winnipeg Tribune, which employed him from 1950 to 1970. After leaving the Tribune, Allan worked as a freelance photographer. He passed away on May 30, 2004.
Transferred from Mayor's Office to City of Winnipeg Archives.
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Caption (on file): "Shivering on the corner of Portage and Main on a cold, windy day waiting for traffic lights to change will now be just a memory with the opening of a climate controlled underground pedestrian concourse linking the four corners of Winnipeg's famous intersection."
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Original is located at the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections.
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