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People enjoy their lunch break in Market Square as construction crews work on the redevelopment of the Union Bank Tower in Winnipeg Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The building will be the new home of Red River College's culinary arts school, student residence and high-end restaurant. Winnipeg downtown development is on the increase.

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Construction crews work on the redevelopment of the Union Bank Tower in Winnipeg Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The building will be the new home of Red River College's culinary arts school, student residence and high-end restaurant. Winnipeg downtown development is on the increase.

John Woods for The Globe and Mail/john woods The Globe and Mail

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Construction crews work on the redevelopment of the Union Bank Tower in Winnipeg Tuesday, May 10, 2011.

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The award winning Manitoba Hydro building is on Portage Avenue in Winnipeg and brings an additional 2000 people downtown. Even the automatically opening windows are integral to the health and heating or cooling of the building. Photographed Tuesday, May 10, 2011.

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The award winning Manitoba Hydro building is on Portage Avenue in Winnipeg and brings an additional 2000 people downtown. Photographed Tuesday, May 10, 2011.

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The University of Winnipeg's Buhler Centre contains the Plugin Gallery. Photographed Tuesday, May 10, 2011.

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Richardson College for the Environment and Science in Winnipeg is expected to open in the fall of this year. Photographed Tuesday, May 10, 2011.

John Woods for The Globe and Mail/john woods The Globe and Mail

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