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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Safeway Store No. 521 (1 St. Anne’s Road, Winnipeg)

This one-storey brick building on St. Anne’s Road in Winnipeg, constructed as a grocery store for Safeway Stores, was opened officially on 21 December 1929. The building, with a relatively unmodified exterior from its original appearance, was in use as a wellness centre at the time of a 2020 site visit.

Former Safeway store on St. Anne’s Road in Winnipeg

Former Safeway store on St. Anne’s Road in Winnipeg (March 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.86447, W97.11073
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Safeway Stores Limited


“News of the suburbs,” Winnipeg Tribune, 2 November 1929, page 29.

[advertisement], Winnipeg Tribune, 19 December 1929, page 4.

“For Easter … It’s Swift’s premium ham,” Winnipeg Tribune, 8 April 1936, page 12.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 April 2020

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