Despite the gorgeous conversion of the Harbormaster Building into Cibo Restoration and the addition of the funky Mere Hotel, the Alexander Docks are still a hot mess, especially with this year’s high river levels. But if this stretch of Waterfront Drive is to every truly thrive, the docks and the adjacent waterfront property really need improvement. After all, the river itself is the area’s primary draw. Brent Bellamy discusses the benefits of predictable water levels here.
Edit: Someone on Twitter reminded me of the document Go…to the Waterfront that outlines some bold visions for Winnipeg’s waterfront properties, including concepts for Alexander Docks.