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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grand View Hotel / Crystal Hotel (838 Pacific Avenue, Brandon)

This two-storey brick building on Pacific Avenue in Brandon was constructed in 1882 as the Grand View Hotel, one of the city's first hotels. Sometime between 1938 and 1939, it was renamed as the Crystal Hotel.

Crystal Hotel

Grand View Hotel (August 1891)
Source: Magnacca Research Centre, Daly House Museum, 86-148-9

Crystal Hotel

Crystal Hotel (July 2021)
Source: George Penner

Crystal Hotel

Crystal Hotel (August 2023)
Source: Eva Janssen

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84929, W99.94981
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Called to the Bar: An Historical Geography of Beverage Rooms in Brandon, 1881-1966 by Doug Ramsey and John Everitt
Manitoba History, Number 56, October 2007


We thank Eva Janssen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 September 2023

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