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Historic Sites of Manitoba: MacKay House (820 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick and stucco house on Wellington Crescent, in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg, measuring 34 feet by 50 feet, was designed by local architect John Nelson Semmens. It was built in 1929 by the Security Construction company, for surgeon Daniel Sayne MacKay, at a cost of about $14,500.





Daniel Sayne MacKay (1878-1943)


Richard C. Riley


Robert E. Anderson


George Cherewan (1925-1991)

Photos & Coordinates

Mackay House

MacKay House (April 2023)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87424, W97.17245
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Nelson Semmens (1879-1960)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 4255/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Past week’s permits total $1,096,000. Mostly in dwellings,” Winnipeg Tribune, 7 September 1929, page 26.

“Building permits in Winnipeg $1,000,000 ahead of last season,” Manitoba Free Press, 7 September 1929, page 34.

Obituary [George Cherewan], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 April 1991, page 44.

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

Property Details, Winnipeg Assessment and Taxation.

We thank Mohammad Zarrabian for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jordan Makichuk.

Page revised: 2 May 2023

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