This is a thread to discuss Winnipeg's history, which has seemed to seep into discussion on other threads a number of times recently. Western Canada's oldest city, and one with an exciting history, I thought it deserved a thread of its own.
So, if you're excited about the Corydon streetcar line, think the Paris Building is going to give Portage Avenue a real boost, or excited that the Casa Loma will give Winnipeg another apartment building that exceeds three storeys, post here!
there is a list of hotels in Winnipeg in 1911, which by my count, is a remarkable 84 hotels across the greater Winnipeg area. Today 14 of them are still in operation, though some have different names, and one with a new building. They are:
McDermott [McDermot] corner Albert and Arthur
(Now the Yale)
(Now the King's, but would be more appropriately titled the Queen's)
322 Nairn (Elmwood)
7) Stock Exchange
(Now in modern, motel-style building)
785 Main corner Sutherland
(Now the Garrick)
(Now the "New" West)
(Now named the Mount Royal. "Wolseley Hotel" is still inscribed in stone below the cornice)
Absent from this list, though I'm certain they were in operation in that year, the Bell, the Windsor and the McLaren.