Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hirsh House 1 (143 Polson Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey wood frame house on Polson Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 22 feet by 26 feet, was designed by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1909 at a cost of $1,600 by owner/contractor Harry Hirsh who rented it out. In 1911, it was occupied by lawyer Solomon Hart Green.

Hirsh also built the house next door.

Hirsh House 1

Hirsh House 1 (December 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92497, W97.12130
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)

Memorable Manitobans: Harry Hirsh [Hirsch] (1880-?)

Memorable Manitobans: Solomon Hart Green (1885-1969)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hirsh House 2 (145 Polson Avenue, Winnipeg)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 719/1909, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Henderson Directories Limited, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Property Details, Winnipeg Assessment and Taxation.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 May 2024

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