The Michelin Green Guide for Canada awards the city of Winnipeg a three star rating. It is therefore a distinguished place which is “worth the journey.” While I cannot comment on the whole gamut of Winnipeg’s attractions, I will agree that it has much to offer the tourist, and after a visit in the summer of 1987, I will reiterate my previously published opinion that in most respects its warehouse district is architecturally the finest on the North American continent. The splendor it displays within a rather concentrated urban area has its roots in Winnipeg’s economic and cultural situation in the late nineteenth century.
-Leonard K. Eaton, 1989
It is interesting to note that many years after The Michelin Green Guide paid homage to our city as a “distinguished place” to visit, they still regard Winnipeg as a three star destination – on a par with Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. But is our historic district still Winnipeg’s best-kept secret? Are tour companies like Winnipeg Trolley set to raise visibility? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have ideas or opinions.