Terra cotta architecture tour
29 June 2022 at 6:30 pm
Pantages Theatre, 180 Market Avenue
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Did you know that many of Winnipeg's "stone" buildings are made of clay? Winnipeg’s terra cotta collection is large and essentially complete. It is an unparalleled sampling in North America of the variety, versatility and beauty of this material. Join us for a tour through Winnipeg's downtown to learn more about the history of terra cotta, of Winnipeg's history and to view this wonderful collection of terra cotta architecture.
The Winnipeg Architecture Foundation free tour, led by architectural historian Gail Perry, will take about ninety minutes. The route will be wheelchair, stroller and bicycle accessible. All public safety protocols will be followed.