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MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Bridgman Collaborative co-directors Wins Bridgman and Marcella Poirier (foreground) hosted this years Jane's Walk that took participants through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street, which has been closed off to pedestrian traffic since the late 1970s.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Participants in the City Crossing Jane's Walk make their way through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Participants in the City Crossing Jane's Walk make their way through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street Sunday.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS While photographer Jacqueline Young sets up her camera for a 360 degree photo, Wins Bridgman encourages the crowd. Bridgman Collaborative co-directors Wins Bridgman and Marcella Poirier hosted this year's Jane's Walk.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Participants in the City Crossing Jane's Walk make their way through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Participants in the City Crossing Jane's Walk make their way through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Jane's Walk participants cross Portage and Main on Sunday.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Bridgman Collaborative Co-Directors Wins Bridgman (in black) and Marcella Poirier hosted this year's Jane's Walk, which took participants through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street. The intersection has been closed off to pedestrian traffic since the late 1970s.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Participants in the City Crossing Jane's Walk make their way through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street, which has been closed off to pedestrian traffic since the late 1970s. Some of the pedestrians carried masks depicting Jane Jacobs' face to symbolize looking at the city through Jane's perspective.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Stefano Grande, executive director of the Downtown Biz, takes a photo while participating in this year's Jane's Walk that took participants through the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street. Similar walks are held annually in several cities across Canada to celebrate city planning in honour of the late urbanist Jane Jacobs.
Mike Deal

Mike Deal
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Mike Deal started freelancing for the Winnipeg Free Press in 1997. Three years later, he landed a part-time job as a night photo desk editor.

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