Historic Sites of Manitoba: First Presbyterian Church (61 Picardy Place, Winnipeg)

This Presbyterian church was constructed in 1927 by the congregations of several churches in downtown Winnipeg who had decided not to join the 1925 merger of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist faiths into the United Church of Canada. It was designd by the Winnipeg architectural firm of Pratt and Ross with assistance from James McDiarmid and was built by the Sutherland Construction Company.

It is now a provincially-designated historic site.

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church (April 2017)
Source: Christine Loff

Interior of First Presbyterian Church

Interior of First Presbyterian Church (May 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88575, W97.16582
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Pratt and Ross

Manitoba Business: Sutherland Construction Company

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites


“Presbyterians will celebrate anniversary,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 November 1937, page 30.

First Presbyterian Church, 61 Picardy Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Christine Loff.

Page revised: 26 December 2022

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