Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

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Iglesia Ni Cristo

Formerly:Bethany Baptist Church
Address:965 Portage Avenue
Constructed:1967-68
Architects:Ward and Macdonald

More Information

965 Portage Avenue – then operating as Bethany Baptist Church – opened its doors after a major expansion on 6 October 1968. The new building, located south of the extant church, features a dramatic angular design, with a large stucco wall fronting Portage Avenue. The base of this façade is embellished with vertically patterned stained glass and Tyndall limestone cladding.

Design Characteristics

Suburb:West End
  • Angular design
  • Large planes of unembellished stucco
  • Tyndall limestone base
  • Stained glass