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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Billy Mosienko Lanes (1136 Main Street, Winnipeg)

William “Billy” Mosienko was a five-time NHL All Star from Winnipeg’s North End. In 1947, he opened Billy Mosienko Lanes, a still-operational bowling alley on Winnipeg’s Main Street in partnership with fellow Blackhawk Joe Cooper. He bought out his teammate a number of years later. The building’s south wall hosts a mural of Billy painted by his granddaughter-in-law Jennifer Mosienko.

Billy Mosienko Lanes

Billy Mosienko Lanes (April 2021)
Source: George Penner

Bowling pin sign on Billy Mosienko Lanes

Bowling pin sign on Billy Mosienko Lanes (December 2013)
Source: George Penner

Mural on south exterior wall of Billy Mosienko Lanes

Mural on south exterior wall of Billy Mosienko Lanes (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91779, W97.13115
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William “Billy” Mosienko (1921-1994)

Sources:

This page was prepared by George Penner and Anne Brazeau.

Page revised: 15 July 2022

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