|Address:||320 Donald Street|
|Constructed:||1957–58, 1979, 1989|
|Other Work:||1982, 1989, Interior alterations |
1995, 1997, Alter bowling alley interior
1979, 1987, Exterior alterations
Recent changes include: tile work removed from lower portion of building, exterior paint, window awnings added on second floor
Magnus Johnson Architects and Public Works Canada (1989 Addition)
|Engineers:||Dominion Bridge Company (Structural for addition)|
LEC Company Limited (Mechanical)
Williams & Associates (Electrical)
|Contractors:||Kimberly Management Services Limited (Addition)|
Design Builders & Development Planners
Winnipeg Buliding & Decorating Limited (1989 Addition)
Brentwood Construction Company
Over its years of existence this building has been dramatically altered.
- Plan area: 11, 749 square feet (1,091.48 square metres)
- Gross floor area: 46,996 square feet (4,365.93 square metres)
- Three storey building with lower-level bowling alley/billiard hall
- Constructed with masonry and a steel structure
- "Charlie Gibson Dies at Coast," Winnipeg Free Press, April 16, 1956, p.9.
- Vince Leah, "Bowling's Mecca is gone," Winnipeg Tribune, December 13, 1978, p. 59.
- Murrary McNeill, "Major fire damage set at $1-million," Winnipeg Tribune, December 12, 1978, pp. 1, 5.
- Carol Picard, "Fire wiped out jobs, Yule plans," Winnipeg Tribune, December 13, 1978, pp. 1, 5.
- University of Manitoba Libraries, Department of Archives and Special Collections, Winnipeg Tribune Subject Clipping Research Files, Microfilm Roll #11, file on "Bowling 1975+."
- University of Manitoba Libraries, Department of Archives and Special Collections, Winnipeg Tribune Subject Clipping Research Files, Microfilm Roll #52, file on "Fires -- Manitoba 1919-1966."
- City of Winnipeg, Minutes of the City Council, No. 4 (February 10, 1958), Minute No. 196. (Approval of an application from Bowladrome Ltd. for a bowling alley and billiard parlour licence at 316-20 Donald Street)
- Obituary -- Ormee Rothwell Gibson, Winnipeg Free Press, July 14, 1975, p. 18. (Son of Charles Gibson)
- Provincial Archives of Manitoba, MMP Architects (project #82030 covers renovations to the Saratoga Lanes)