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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grassie House (53 Harvard Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey building in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect John H. G. Russell and built in 1907 for William Grassie. Subsequent occupants included Harold A. Drewry in the 1930s and John Ordway in the 1970s.

Grassie House

Grassie House (June 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87304, W97.16409
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Grassie (1872-1935)

Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Gordon Russell (1863-1946)

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:

This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 26 October 2019

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