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Winnipeg (Man.). St. Vital
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Dakota Village Shopping Centre panorama

View of Dakota Village Shopping Centre, 1077-1095 St. Mary's Road, 3.5 acres. From left to right: unknown stores, Ladies and Children's Wear, Lance Pharmacy, [Dakota?] Bowling, Shoe Fair, Bank of Nova Scotia, Safeway, apartment block, Bank of Montreal. Consists of 3 separate photographs pasted together on cardboard to create a panorama. The cardboard is a scrap made from an old sign of the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (visible on the reverse). The cardboard is numbered “6”, presumably as part of a compilation with other shopping centre panoramas.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Planning Division

Landscaping of lake in St. Vital Park

Photograph of sunken lawn in St. Vital Park being prepared to become a filled lake. The lake was excavated in 1931, but was not filled until 1966. A description of the photo used for publication is recorded on a separate piece of paper. Photo's reverse is stamped by the Parks and Protection Division of the Metro Government.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer