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Downtown Winnipeg ‘Arts District’ Residence to Have 119 Units

Downtown Winnipeg ‘Arts District’ Residence to Have 119 Units

290 Colony Street
The Arts District building at 290 Colony Street will be 130,000 square feet and house 119 units. (MICHAEL MALTZAN ARCHITECTURE)
290 Colony Street
(MICHAEL MALTZAN ARCHITECTURE)

WINNIPEG — A new multi-unit rental housing complex is planned for downtown Winnipeg, just steps from the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

The Arts District project was announced Wednesday and promises 119 new rental units for middle-classes families at 290 Colony Street.

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Winnipeg Business Protests Ongoing Exchange District Construction

Winnipeg Business Protests Ongoing Exchange District Construction

Friday Knights
Exchange District shop Friday Knights is taking a stand against ongoing construction in front of its McDermot Avenue business. (ERIC OLEK / HANDOUT)

A Winnipeg business is taking a unique approach to protest ongoing construction in front of its Exchange District sneaker boutique.

Erik Olek, owner of Friday Knights, has dressed up mannequins in his McDermont Avenue shop’s front window in high-visibility safety gear, while adding street signs and pylons.

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Design Winner Chosen for Market Lands Development in the Exchange

Design Winner Chosen for Market Lands Development in the Exchange

Market Lands
An artist’s rendering showing the winning design of the southern parcel of the future Market Lands development in the Exchange District. (CENTREVENTURE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)

WINNIPEG — A design contest to fill a soon-to-be vacant parcel of land in the Exchange District has itself a winner.

CentreVenture Development Corporation announced Friday that Daoust Lestage of Montreal had the winning submission for what the Market Lands development should look like.

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Ground Broken on Luxury Apartment Community in Sage Creek

Ground Broken on Luxury Apartment Community in Sage Creek

Latitude 49
An artist’s rendering of the future Latitude 49 luxury apartment community in Sage Creek. (DEVERAUX GROUP OF COMPANIES)
Latitude 49
Latitude 49 is a six-building complex planned for south Winnipeg. (DEVERAUX GROUP OF COMPANIES)

WINNIPEG — Ground has been broken on a new 398-unit apartment community in Winnipeg’s Sage Creek neighbourhood.

Latitude 49 will be a six-building development and include a mix of micro-units, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites located along Sage Creek Boulevard and Burning Glass Road.

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Westbound Perimeter Highway Closing for Repairs Over Red River Bridge

Westbound Perimeter Highway Closing for Repairs Over Red River Bridge

South Perimeter Highway
One westbound lane over the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway has been closed since November. Both lanes will close for repairs beginning on Sunday. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The province is closing the westbound lanes over the Red River Bridge along the south Perimeter Highway to fix surface cracks in the bridge deck concrete.

One westbound lane of the bridge has been closed since November 14 as a safety precaution. Beginning Sunday, December 16, both westbond lanes will be closed until repairs can be completed by January 4, 2019.

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Portion of Carlton Street Temporarily Closing Next Week

Portion of Carlton Street Temporarily Closing Next Week

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A portion of Carlton Street will be temporarily closed for two days next week for tower crane work.

The first closure will occur Tuesday, December 18 from 9 p.m. until 3 a.m. on Wednesday, December 19. Southbound Carlton Street from Graham Avenue to St. Mary Avenue will be closed to vehicles at this time. The same stretch of roadway will also close on Sunday, December 23 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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