Winnipeg Architecture Foundation



Dakota Collegiate

Address:661 Dakota Street
Original Use:Educational
Other Work:Major addition in 1969
Architects:Pratt Lindgren and Associates (1962)
Ward Macdonald and Partners (1969)

More Information

Built as a secondary school, this building now now acts as a high school. It holds 18 original classrooms and science labs with an auditorium in the centre and extensive shops facilities (automotive, mechanical, applied arts and home-economics) in the basement and rear of the building. It stands two storeys high with the academic wing in the centre. There are several tennis courts in the yard at the rear.

Design Characteristics

Suburb:St. Vital
  • Unique swaths of yellow stucco and blue metal panels contrast with red brick of exterior