Historic Sites of Manitoba: Strathcona Block / Fort Garry Court (160 Main Street, Winnipeg)
Designed by architect George Browne, and built opposite the Union Station in 1902, under the supervision of Edward G. Sherwood, Fort Garry Court (known in early days as the Strathcona Block) was damaged extensively by a fire on 1 February 1976 and was subsequently demolished.
“3 die, 5 missing in downtown apartment blaze”, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 February 1976, page 1.
Fort Garry Court, Winnipeg Building Index.
We thank Rob McInnes for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 22 November 2014
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