Historic Sites of Manitoba: Blankstein House (131 Machray Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick house on Machray Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 28 feet by 42 feet, was designed and built by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1922 at a cost of about $8,000.

It would serve as Blankstein’s home and office from 1922 until his death in 1931. His son Cecil Nathan Blankstein established the architectural firm Green Blankstein Russell and Associates in this house until later moving to larger premises.


Blankstein House (June 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92214, W97.12276
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)

Memorable Manitobans: Cecil Nathan Blankstein (1908-1989)

Manitoba Business: Green Blankstein Russell and Associates


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1497/1922, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Blankstein House, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk.

Page revised: 4 September 2023

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