/ St. Boniface
St. Boniface City Hall
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The town of St. Boniface grew from a small settlement
on the east bank of the Red River into a vibrant town that
shared in Winnipeg’s boom at the turn of the century.
St. Boniface grew rapidly, deserving in 1905, of a new
City Hall. Architect Victor Horwood, with the William Grace
Co. as contractors designed the structure.
Established French-speaking firms competed for the design,
and the choice of an “outsider” was not a popular
decision. The sub-contracting of the plumbing and heating
to the firm of Dallaire and Daoust went a long way to smoothing