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The Loop 2021

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15. Selkirk Settlers Statue Sculpted by Gerald Laing, it commemorates Scottish immigrants, "Who sought freedom, hope and justice beyond their native shores." 16. Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Experience a journey through time and explore Manitoba's greatest sport achievements. Win Olympic gold with the 1920 Winnipeg Falcons or hoist the Avco Cup with the 70s Winnipeg Jets. The gallery houses over 500 artefacts at any given time and has over 5,900 artifacts in the entire collection. 17. Oseredok – Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre reflects the cultural heritage of Ukrainians in Canada through its varied exhibitions drawing from the centre's art, museum, library and archival collections and a boutique. 18. Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Established in 1958 and is considered one of the oldest English-language regional theatres in Canada. 19. Pantages Playhouse Theatre Created in 1913, the vaudeville theatre has showcased greats like The Marx Brothers, Stan Laurel, Buster Keaton, Harry Houdini and Milton Berle. 20. Centennial Concert Hall Opened in 1968 and showcases performances by Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. 21. Manitoba Museum Showcases the province's fascinating natural and human history, and is also home to a Planetarium and Science Gallery with more than 100 hands-on exhibits. 22. City Hall Completed in 1966 and comprised of a two- storey council chambers and six-storey administration building. 23. Chinese Cultural Centre Located in Winnipeg's Chinatown, it houses the only Chinese library in Manitoba. For a taste of traditional cuisine, visit one of the restaurants in the area. 24. Red River College Campus Built using the facades of six heritage buildings and three new structures, the campus is home to over 2,000 students. 25. Union Bank Tower Built in 1904, the tower is the oldest existing skyscraper in Canada and became home to Red River College's Paterson GlobalFoods Institute for culinary arts in 2013. 26. Old Market Square & The Cube This is the Exchange District's hub of activity with many popular festivals and events throughout the year. The Cube is a state-of-the-art, open-air performance venue built in 2010. 27. Ashdown Store Opened in 1894 as a large and ready supply goods store and named after James Ashdown, an early Winnipeg pioneer and businessman. 28. Albert and McDermot As one of the city's most popular gathering place in the early 1900s, Newspaper Row was home to the Manitoba Free Press, the Winnipeg Tribune, and the Winnipeg Telegram. 29. Portage and Main & Bank of Montreal One of Canada's most famous intersections, as referenced in song by Neil Young, Randy Bachman and Stompin' Tom Connors. Completed in 1913, the Bank of Montreal is one of the city's most-iconic buildings and is the future home of the Manitoba Métis Nation Heritage Centre. 30. The Curry Building The Great Depression put the kibosh on this two-storey building becoming seven—but that's just fine. Its terra cotta base is covered with Gothic- inspired elements like stone carvings, twisted pillars, a lacy parapet and leafy masonry that hides the heads of scribes. 31. Bell MTS Place Where the iconic Eaton's Department store once stood, you'll now find one of North America's busiest concert venues, which is also the home of the National Hockey League's Winnipeg Jets. Rub the left shoe of the Timothy Eaton statue on the second floor for good luck. 32. The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre (The Met) Originally opened in 1920 as a luxurious movie palace, it reopened in 2012 as a restaurant, lounge and multi- purpose event centre. 33. Holy Trinity Anglican Church Constructed in 1884 and home to the city's largest pipe organ. 34. Millennium Library Opened in 1977 as Centennial Library, it was renamed and extensively renovated in 2005, serving 5,000 visitors a day. 35. Millennium Library Park Completed in 2012 and features a plaza, urban wetland, windmills, wooden walkway, birch trees, and public art. 50 28

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