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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lauzon Block (339 William Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick building with a stone facade, measuring 25 feet by 80 feet, was designed by architect John Schwab and built by J. O. Cusson in 1905 on William Avenue in Winnipeg for local butcher Jean Baptiste Lauzon. In 2016, a renovation project in the building was recognized with a Conservation Award from Heritage Winnipeg.

Lauzon Block

Lauzon Block (February 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Lauzon Block

Lauzon Block (April 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90026, W97.14310
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Johann “John” Schwab (1864-1931)

Memorable Manitobans: Jean Baptiste Lauzon (1858-1944)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 668/1905, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2114/1905, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Lauzon Block (339 William Avenue), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, May 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 3 July 2022

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