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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Crescent Creamery Building / Hignell Printing Building (488 Burnell Street, Winnipeg)

This brick building on Burnell Street in Winnipeg was designed by architects Lewis H. Jordan and Walter Percy Over, and built in 1912 by Wallace and Akins for the Crescent Creamery Limited. It was used as the company’s central ice cream plant. In 1942, the building became home to the Hignell Printing Company.

Hignell Printing Building

Hignell Printing Building (May 2019)
Source: George Penner

Hignell Printing Building

Hignell Printing Building (October 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89193, W97.17076
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Walter Percy Over (1874-1944)

Memorable Manitobans: James Malcolm Carruthers (1872-1947)

Manitoba Business: Wallace and Akins

Memorable Manitobans: Robert Arthur Rogers (1862-1929)

Memorable Manitobans: John A. Rogers (1905-1949)

Memorable Manitobans: John Raymond “Jack” Hignell (1930-2015)

Sources:

488 Burnell Street - Hignell Printing Building” by Christian Cassidy, Winnipeg Places.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 January 2023

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