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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Leslie House (697 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey residence in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was built in 1905 for John Leslie. In early 2020, the building was advertised as being available for sale and demolition.





John Leslie (1852-1915)




Claude Percy Banning (1877-1944)


Mrs. Florence Hattie Banning (1878-1976)




Richard Wilfred Queen-Hughes (1908-1970)

Photos & Coordinates

Leslie House

Leslie House (April 2018)
Source: George Penner

Leslie House

Leslie House (June 2019)
Source: Maria Zbigniewicz

Leslie House

Leslie House (March 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87642, W97.16779
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Leslie (1852-1915)

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)


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

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

John Leslie House “The Elms,” 697 Wellington Crescent by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 209.

This page was prepared by Maria Zbigniewicz, Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 12 April 2020

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