MHS Smarty Party: 20 October 2022

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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ellice Block (468 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Sherbrook Street in Winnipeg, measuring 33 feet by 99 feet, was designed by local architect Charles Saunders Bridgman and built in 1914 by the Sutherland Construction Company. The structure contained five retails shops on the street level and eight residential apartments in the remaining space.

Ellice Block

Ellice Block (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89281, W97.15900
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Saunders Bridgman (1876-1965)

Manitoba Business: Sutherland Construction Company

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 298/1914, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2022

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