Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Places

Buildings

King's Palace Restaurant

Address:260 King Street
Use:Restaurant
Original Use:Residential/ Commercial
Constructed:1946
Other Work:1975, 1983, 1985, Interior alterations
Architects:Moody & Moore
Firms:Moody & Moore
Engineers:Cowin & Co. Ltd.
Contractors:Henry E. Gibson & Co. Ltd.

Design Characteristics

  • Plan area: 1,113 sq. ft. (103.4 sq. m)
  • Gross floor area: 3,339 sq. ft.
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  • Timber frame structure with reinforced concrete columns and footings, reinforced concrete brackets under front entrance, and 12" poured concrete basement walls
  • Centrally located main-floor shop entrance flanked by a double-glazed plate-glass opening (with side wooden louvers)
  • Side and rear elevations faced with brick, a long vertical glass block section on the north elevation illuminates the second storey staircass

Locations of Supporting Information

  • University of Manitoba Libraries, Department of Archives and Special Collections, Winnipeg Tribune Subject Clipping Research Files
  • Provincial Archives of Manitoba