Manitoba's infatuation with architecture and design goes back to the early 20th century, when Winnipeg was experiencing a golden age, reveling in a fine collection of turn-of-the-century architecture and a bustling economy. Outside of the capital city, landmarks served as symbols of the Prairies; from towering grain giants to magnificent cathedrals and churches.
Today, Manitoba continues to live up to its architectural legacy. New, green and innovative buildings that challenge the status quo are changing our skylines, while the mysteries and secrets of buildings from days past are only just being uncovered. Turn your eyes to the fascinating history and art of the buildings that shape the landscape.