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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Castle House (65 West Gate, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey residence in the Armstrong’s Point area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect W. Percy Over (representing the Toronto-based architectural firm of Darling and Pearson) and built in 1907 for grain commissioner Charles C. Castle. Between 1957 and 1958, the building was split into three apartments.

Occupants/Owners

Period

Occupant/Owner

1907-1928

Charles Ceaser Castle (1860-1943)

1928-1930

John F. Campbell

1930-1947

Samuel Lawrence Cork (1877-1971)

1947-1948

Michael & Pauline Pawlyshyn

1948-1950

Lawrence Larson

1950-1958

S. M. & Margaret D. Shaw

Photos & Coordinates

Castle House

Castle House (January 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87742, W97.15812
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Walter Percy Over (1874-1944)

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Ceaser Castle (1860-1943)

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Armstrong’s Point by Patricia Thomson

Sources:

Armstrong's Point: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, Winnipeg: Heritage Winnipeg Corporation, 2009.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 December 2019

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