Historic Sites of Manitoba: Green-Armytage House (14 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey wood and stone house on Ruskin Row in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg, measuring 45 feet by 45 feet, was designed by local architect John Danley Atchison and built in 1909 at a cost of about $16,000 for insurance executive John Crichton “Jack” Green-Armytage.





John Crichton “Jack” Green-Armytage (1872-1943)


Kathleen Mary Whitla Green-Armytage (1875-1958)


John Whitla Green-Armytage (1918-1984)


William W. Buchanan


Michael M. Helper

Photos & Coordinates

Green-Armytage House

Green-Armytage House (2006)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Green-Armytage House

Green-Armytage House (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87362, W97.16157
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

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)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 418/1909, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Wellington Crescent, The Nob Hill of Winnipeg,” Winnipeg Tribune, 17 April 1909, page 2.

“Dwellings,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 June 1909, page 20.

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

John Crichton Green-Armytage House, 14 Ruskin Row by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jordan Makichuk.

Page revised: 8 May 2024

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