Saturday, May 26, 2012

155 Higgins - Neeginan Village

Housing on Higgins Avenue
Place: Neeginan Village
Address: 155 Higgins Avenue

The Neeginan Village Housing Complex sits west of the former CP Rail Station, now the Aboriginal Centre. Neeginan is Cree for "our place".

Phase 1, a  four storey, 28 unit apartment complex cost $6.1 million, shared between the three levels of government. The cost included the demolition of existing buildings and remediation of the land adjacent to the CP main line. It opened in 2008 and caters to students of the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development.

Housing on Higgins

The second phase of the project began construction in 2010. It is a $3.2 m, 15 townhouse development geared towards families.

Backgrounder, Phase II Government of Manitoba

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