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Winnipeg (Man.). City Clerk's Department. Archives and Records Control Branch
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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

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."

Allan, Hugh

Looking west on Portage Avenue prior to the opening of the Portage and Main underground pedestrian concourse on February 23, 1979

Caption (on file): "Residents of Winnipeg who for a hundred years have fought the wintry winds at the corner of Portage and Main will now cross in summertime comfort with the provision of an environmentally controlled pedestrian concourse beneath Canada's most famous corner."

Allan, Hugh

City Council in session

A photograph of City Council in session. Interior shot of Winnipeg's third City Hall (built 1964). Council Chambers and seated Councillors in view. At this time, Council included 50 Councillors. Photographer's stamp on verso. Date of photograph is 1972.

Allan, Hugh

Civic Centre Complex

A photograph of the Civic Centre Complex, Winnipeg's third city hall (1964-present). Council Building, Administration Building, and public transit bus in view. Taken from William Avenue and Main Street, looking northwest. Date of photograph is uncertain, [197-?]. The photographer is likely Henry Kalen.

Kalen, Henry

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