The old Eaton’s building has been but a memory for 16 years already, and it has seemed since that the old Hudson bay building was inevitably to follow.
Well, to borrow from Monty Python, it’s not dead yet.
In fact, if a group of Winnipeg business people have their way, it could be reincarnated (in a way) and be looking at a whole new life.
“We want to do more than buy the building. We want to turn it into a community. We want to get more shops in there and also mix in some residential. We’d like to put a restaurant back in as well as the grocery store in the basement,” said a spokesperson.
There is also talk of building a condo tower on top of the existing building.
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