Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Places

Buildings

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo St. Mary's church

Formerly:Visitation of Our Lady Slovak Church and Parish Hall
Address:353 Mountain Avenue
Use:Place of worship
Original Use:Place of worship
Constructed:1952
Other Work:1985, Addition
Architects:Boyle Francis Schaeffer

Recognition and Awards

  • Listed on the City of Winnipeg's Historic Building Inventory

Significant Dates

  • 1937, Parish formed
  • 1952, Construction begins
  • 1996, Parish closed

Design Characteristics

Suburb:Saint John's
  • Windows designed by Ernest Ashcroft, made by Western Art Glass

Sources

  • Lillian Gibbons. "Historic Day for Slovak Church Here." Winnipeg Tribune, November 27, 1971.
  • Lillian Gibbons. Winnipeg Tribune, March 23, 1968.
  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Building Index: http://wbi.lib.umanitoba.ca/WinnipegBuildings/showBuilding.jsp?id=2580
  • City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Inventory: http://winnipeg.ca/ppd/historic/historic_inventorym-p.stm