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History of Glenwood

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Glenwood was part of the City of St. Vital when it became part of the City of Winnipeg which came into legal existence on January 1, 1972.

The north end of the Glenwood neighbourhood was the site of much of the area's early development, it is along these streets that build of the neighbourhood's pre-World War I single-family housing stock is located. The south end features blocks of 1920s and 1930s housing as well blocks developed after World War II.

Glenwood School, 51 Blenheim Avenue, was built in 1910, making it the second oldest non-Winnipeg School Division school building still in use in the City of Winnipeg. Part of the 18-hole Windsor Park Golf Course is located in the southeast corner of the neighbourhood (holes 1, 9 and 18) as is its clubhouse at 10 Rue Des Meurons. Other local institutions include: King George Park at the foot of Rue Des Meurons north of Fermor Avenue; Ste.-Marie Paroisse, 29 Rue Des Meurons; Guay Park, St. Mary's Road which includes the St. Vital War Memorial and the St. Vital Arch; Morier and Blenheim Parks along the Seine River; and St. Vital Curling Club, 286 Regal Avenue.