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Richardson Building
Portage and Main
Winnipeg Portage St looking east
Looking east along Portage Ave
Cluster of downtown buildings as seen from the Forks, Winnipeg
Downtown buildings as seen from The Forks, Winnipeg
Manitoba Legislative Building
Manitoba Legislature
Osborne Village
55 Nassau in Osborne Village

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city in Manitoba, Canada. Winnipeg has 6 buildings that stand taller than 100 m (328 ft).

Winnipeg's history of towers began with the Union Bank Tower (1904), the National Bank Building (1911), and the Hotel Fort Garry in 1913. Buildings in the city remained relatively short in the city until the late 1960s when the city experienced its first skyscraper boom, with the construction of the Richardson Building, Holiday Towers, and Grain Exchange Tower all being constructed during this time. From 1980 to 1990, Winnipeg witnessed a major expansion of skyscraper and high-rise construction. Many of the city's office towers were completed during this period, such as Canwest Place and the Evergreen Place towers. A twenty-year lull in building construction came after this expansion, though Winnipeg has experienced a much smaller second building expansion beginning in the late 2000s and continuing into the present.

The most recent tall building to be constructed in Winnipeg is the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, which opened in 2014. At 100 m (328 ft) tall, the building became the sixth-tallest in the city. As of February 2011, there are 5 high-rises under construction, approved for construction, and proposed for construction in Winnipeg.

Once completed in 2021, the Artis Reit Residential Tower (300 Main st) will become Winnipeg's tallest building

As of 2011, Winnipeg had 143 completed high-rise buildings, with 5 more under construction, 3 approved for construction, and 2 proposed.

Tallest buildings

This list ranks buildings in Winnipeg that stand at least 60 m (197 ft) tall, based on CTBUH height measurement standards. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.

Buildings completed as of January, 2019
Rank Building Height Floors Completed Image
1 201 Portage
(Office)
128 m (420 ft) 33 1990
201 Portage Ave
2 Richardson Building
(Office)
124.1 m (407 ft) 34 1969
Richardson Building
3 360 Main
(Office)
117 m (384 ft) 31 1979
360 Main tower
4 Manitoba Hydro Place
(Office)
112.5 m (369 ft) 22 2009
Manitoba Hydro Place
5 55 Nassau
(Residential)
109 m (358 ft) 38 1970
55 Nassau
6 Canadian Museum for Human Rights
(Government)
100 m (330 ft) 12 2013
Scotiabank Stage and Canadian Museum for Human Rights
7 Bell MTS Place Main
(Office)
96 m (315 ft) 24 1984
MTS Place
8 Fort Garry Place III
(Residential)
94 m (308 ft) 31 1990
9 One Evergreen Place
(Residential)
89 m (292 ft) 29 1979
1 Evergreen Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba.png
10 225 Carlton (Tower 2 of True North Square)
(Residential)
86.9 m (285 ft) 25 2019
11 Heritage Landing
(Residential)
86 m (282 ft) 25 2016
12 Eleven Evergreen Place
(Residential)
85 m (279 ft) 26 1984
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13= One Canada Centre
(Office)
83 m (272 ft) 18 1987
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13= 390 on the River
(Residential)
83 m (272 ft) 24 2018
15 Radisson Winnipeg
(Hotel)
82.9 m (272 ft) 29 1969
Radisson Hotel
16 Seven Evergreen Place
(Mixed use)
82 m (269 ft) 26 1982
Winnipeg (6381985181)
17 Manitoba Legislative Building
(Government)
78.6 m (258 ft) 1920
Manitoba Legislative Building
18 Scotiabank Tower (Tower 1 of True North Square)
(Office)
77.8 m (255 ft) 25 2018
19 Holiday Towers South
(Residential)
77 m (253 ft) 27 1973
20= Chateau 100
(Residential)
76 m (249 ft) 26 1970
Chateau 100, Winnipeg, Manitoba
20= Fort Garry Place I
(Residential)
76 m (249 ft) 21 1990
22 Fort Garry Place II
(Residential)
75 m (246 ft) 21 1990
23 Canadian Grain Commission
(Office)
74 m (243 ft) 16 1972
303 Main Street
24= 444 St. Mary
(Office)
73 m (240 ft) 16 1977
444 St. Mary
24= Le Chateau York
(Residential)
73 m (240 ft) 22 1974
York Estates, Winnipeg, Manitoba
24= Holiday Towers North
(Residential)
73 m (240 ft) 25 1970
27 ALT Hotel
(Hotel)
72.5 m (238 ft) 20 2015
28= Place Louis Riel
(Residential)
70 m (230 ft) 22 1970
28= 155 Carlton at Lakeview Square
(Office)
70 m (230 ft) 19 1974
155 Carlton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
28= Glasshouse
(Residential)
70 m (230 ft) 21 2016
31 220 Portage Ave.
(Office)
68 m (223 ft) 17 1966


Projects

This is a list of projects over 35 m (115 ft) that are under construction, approved, on-hold and proposed in the city of Winnipeg.

Building Height Floors Year Status
Artis Reit Residential Tower (300 Main st)
~141.7 m (465 ft) 40 2021 Under Construction
The Sutton Place Hotel (Tower 3 of True North Square)
~90 m (300 ft) 24 2023 On Hold
The Sutton Place Residences (Tower 4 of True North Square)
Unknown 17 2023 On Hold
Harkness Station Residential Tower (Private Pension Partners Inc.)
Unknown 18 2021 Under Construction
The Arc (2525 Pembina Hwy)
Unknown 16 2020 Under Construction
3021 Pembina Tower 1 (Private Pension Partners Inc.)
160 ft 13 Unknown Proposed
3021 Pembina Tower 2 (Private Pension Partners Inc.)
Unknown 15 Unknown Proposed
Wawanesa Tower(Tower 5 of True North Square)
Unknown 23 2023 Under Construction
393 Portage Ave Residential Tower 1 (Starlight Investments)
Unknown 20 2025 Proposed
393 Portage Ave Residential Tower 2 (Starlight Investments)
Unknown 20 2025 Proposed

Timeline of tallest buildings

History of the tallest buildings in Winnipeg
Period Building Height Floors Image
1900-1904 Merchant's Bank Building
(Office)
Unknown 7
1904-1909 Union Bank Building
(Office)
48 m (157 ft) 10
Union Bank Tower, Winnipeg Manitoba 02.JPG
1909-1913 Childs / McArthur Building
(Office)
48.62 m (159.5 ft) 12
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1913-1920 Hotel Fort Garry
(Hotel)
58.5 m (192 ft) 14
2009-0519-FortGarryHotel.jpg
1920-1969 Manitoba Legislative Building
(Government)
79 m (259 ft) 5
Parliamentwinnipeg manitoba.jpg
1969-1990 Richardson Building
(Office)
124 m (407 ft) 34
201 Portage on the left, with Richardson Building on the right
1990–2021 201 Portage
(Office)
128 m (420 ft) 33
201 Portage
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