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Saint Boniface Cathedral

constructed: 1908
architects: Marchand and Haskell
destroyed: 1968 by fire
location: 190 Avenue de la Cathedrale

* Saint Boniface, population: 54,200 Winnipeg’s French quarter that was merged with the city in 1971

Esplanade Riel

- a 'side-spar cable-stayed' pedestrian bridge linking Winnipeg with it’s French Quarter, Saint Boniface. The Salisbury House restaurant is located on the bridge deck at the pylon.

constructed: 2003
obstacle: Red River
named: for Louis David Riel (1844-1885) politician, folk hero executed for treason
length: 192 meters / 630 feet
width: 5 meters / 16.4 feet
pylon height: 68 meters / 223 feet
bridge deck elevation: 11 meters / 36 feet

College Universitaire de Saint Boniface

- a French language university affiliated with the University of Manitoba that began as a Catholic boys school in 1818 and in 1871 became a college.

constructed: 1910
enrollment: 1,000 full time male & female students
location: 200 Avenue de la Cathedrale, Saint Boniface

  • Last visit to Saint Boniface: Jun 2008
  • Intro Updated Jul 14, 2014
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