Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Places

Buildings

155 Alexander Avenue

Formerly:Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet Storage
Acme Garment Co.
Address:155 Alexander Avenue
Original Use:Commercial: RWB Workshop and Storage
Constructed:1966
Other Work:Interior alterations made in 1992, construction of addition in 1999-2000
Architects:H.W. Levin
Contractors:A. Akman & Sons Co. Ltd.
Valley Steel Ltd. (Addition)

Design Characteristics

  • Plan area: 15,000 sq. ft. (1,393.5 sq. m.)
  • Gross floor area: 30,000 sq. ft. (2,787 sq. m.)
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  • Two storey with no basement. Masonry with a steel frame.

Sources

  • Christopher Dafoe, Dancing Through Time: The First Fifty Years of Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet (Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press, 1990.)
  • Max Wyman, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet: The First Forty Years (Toronto: Doubleday Canada Ltd., 1978).