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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gordon House (514 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick house at the corner of Wellington Crescent and Kingsway in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by architect C. C. Chisholm and built in 1909. It was sold in 2016 to a developer who planned to demolish the building and replace it with condominiums.

Occupants

Period

Occupant

1909-1919

James Thomas Gordon (1858-1919)

1920-1936

William Richard Bawlf (1881-1972)

1936-1961

Wilfred Victor Sifton (1897-1961)

1961-2016

Douglas Donald Everett (1927-2018)

Photos & Coordinates

Gordon House at left and St. Mary's Academy at right

Gordon House at left and St. Mary’s Academy at right (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2006-0164

Gordon House

Gordon House (2006)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Gordon House

Gordon House (November 2015)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.87524, W97.16199
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James Thomas Gordon (1858-1919)

Memorable Manitobans: William Richard Bawlf (1881-1972)

Memorable Manitobans: Victor Sifton (1897-1961)

Memorable Manitobans: Douglas Donald Everett (1927-2018)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)

Sources:

‘House is at the end of its cycle’: developer,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 October 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 28 October 2019

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