Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shaarey Zedek Synagogue (561 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg)

This stone building on Wellington Crescent in Winnipeg was designed by the local architectural firm of Green Blankstein Russell and constructed between 1949 and 1950 for the congregation of Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, replacing an earlier structure on Dagmar Street. Its stained glass windows were designed by artist Leo Mol and its tabernacle doors were made by sculptor Hubert A. Garnier.

Shaarey Zedek Synagogue

Shaarey Zedek Synagogue (April 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90013, W97.14431
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Green Blankstein Russell and Associates

Memorable Manitobans: Hubert A. Garnier (1903-1987)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shaarey Shomayim Synagogue / Shaarey Zedek Synagogue (129 Dagmar Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shaarey Zedek Cemetery (230 Armstrong Avenue, Winnipeg)


This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2023

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