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Winnipeg International Airport

Name: Winnipeg International Airport
Address: 2000  Wellington Avenue     
Architect: Green Blankstein Russell and Associates
Blankstein, Cecil
Brown, Bernard
Date: 1964
Note: Addition by IKOY
Citation:
"Rising to meet the economic challenge. Winnipeg International Airport seen as a catalyst." Winnipeg Real Estate News (April 16, 1992): 1.
Bellamy, B. "Old Terminal a Modernist Gem." Winnipeg Free Press (October 31, 2011): B5.
Bellamy, B. "Modernist buildings have a story to tell." Winnipeg Free Press (November 8, 2010): B5.
Building File
Canadian Architect (June 1960): 70-71 (sketches, plan).
Canadian Architect 40 (No.5 1995): 32-5.
Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 28 (1-2, 2003): 3-14.
Keshavjee, Serena. [Ed.] Winnipeg modern: architecture, 1945-1975. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2006. Arch/FA NA 747 W5 W46 2006
Arch/FA Quick Reference
Dafoe
St. John's
Lehrman, J. "Airport on course." Winnipeg Free Press (October 29, 1988): 56.
Love, Myron. "Improving airport's negative image." Winnipeg Real Estate News (August 11, 1989): p?

Plan
RAIC Journal 41 (February 1964): 51-53 (includes interior/exterior photos).
Sinclair, Gordon, Jr. "Why our terminal shouldn't be terminated." Winnipeg Free Press (October 13, 2011): B1.
Thompson, W.P. Winnipeg Architecture. Winnipeg: Queenston House, 1982.
Arch/FA Quick Reference NA 747 W5 T5 1982
Arch/FA Main Stacks
Thompson, W.P. Winnipeg architecture: 100 years. Winnipeg: Queenston House, 1975. Arch/FA Ref NA 747 W5 T45 Arch/FA Main Stacks
Links: http://www.winnipegarchitecture.ca/places/
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Exterior: distant view from the south runway (photo taken 1966)

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Exterior: distant view from the east

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Exterior: view of terminal building & air traffic control tower from the east

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Exterior: southeast view of terminal building & air traffic control tower (photo taken 1965)

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Exterior: view of terminal building & air traffic control tower

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Exterior: view of air cargo building

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Exterior: south view from runway (photo taken 1964)

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Exterior: view of overhead walkway connecting air traffic control tower & terminal building

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Exterior: view of terminal building & connecting overhead walkway (photo taken 1965)

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Exterior: view of terminal building on the left, & air traffic control tower on the right

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Exterior: general view of terminal building

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Exterior: view of front entrance & canopy (photo taken 1965)

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Exterior: view of air traffic control tower at night

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Exterior: view of air traffic control tower

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Exterior: view of air traffic control tower

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Interior: view looking down on ground floor lobby & ticket counter (structurist relief mural on south wall by Eli Bornstein)

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Interior: view looking down onto ground floor lobby & ticket counter (mosaic tile mural on north wall by John Graham)

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Interior: view of ground floor lobby & ticket counter

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Interior: view looking down onto ticket counter with mosaic tile mural by John Graham on north wall (photo taken 1964)

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Interior: view of upper level lounge & foreign exchange booth

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Interior: ground level baggage carousel & mosaic tile mural on north wall by John Graham (photo taken 1964)

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Interior: view looking down onto ground floor baggage carousel (mosaic tile mural on north wall by John Graham)

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Interior: view looking down onto ground floor baggage carousel (structurist relief mural on south wall by Eli Bornstein)

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Interior: view of upper level gift shop & overhead walkway connecting the terminal building to the air traffic control tower (photo taken 1964)

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Interior: view of upper level lounge

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Interior: view of upper level lounge (mosaic tile mural on north wall by John Graham)

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Interior: view of upper level lounge (structurist relief mural on south wall by Eli Bornstein)

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Interior: view of upper level lounge (photo taken 1964)

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Interior: view of upper level lounge (structurist relief mural on south wall by Eli Bornstein)

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Interior: view of upper level lounge (structurist relief mural on south wall by Eli Bornstein)

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Interior: view of upper level walkway connecting the terminal building to the air traffic control tower

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Interior: view of Cara gift shop & duty free shop on upper level

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Interior: view of Cara gift shop on upper level

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Interior: view of barber shop on upper level

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Interior: view of entry area in front of boarding gates

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Interior: view of entry to overhead walkway, connecting the terminal building to the air traffic control tower

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Interior: view of overhead walkway connecting the terminal building to the air traffic control tower

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Interior: view of overhead walkway connecting the terminal building to the air traffic control tower

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Interior: view of overhead walkway connecting the terminal building to the air traffic control tower

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Detail: exterior window mullions

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Detail: interior window mullions (photo taken 1964)

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Detail: interior window mullions & view of Avis car rental booth on ground floor

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Detail: interior window mullions with view across to air traffic control tower

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Detail: ground level entrance to terminal building

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Detail: interior view of ground level entrance to terminal building

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Detail: interior view of ground level entrance to terminal building & Tilden car rental booth

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Detail: exterior canopy

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Detail: exterior enclosed ramp leading from terminal building to plane

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Detail: baggage claim carousel in southeast corner of terminal building

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Detail: baggage claim carousel & mosaic tile mural on north wall by John Graham

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Detail: baggage claim carousel

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Detail: structurist relief mural by Eli Bornstein

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Detail: mosaic tile mural by John Graham

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Detail: mosaic tile mural by John Graham

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Detail: mosaic tile mural by John Graham

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Detail: close-up view of mosaic tile mural by John Graham

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Detail: bar mural painted by Alfred Pellan in 1963

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Exterior: northeast view (IKOY renovation)

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Exterior: northeast view (IKOY renovation)