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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Maw Garage (111 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

This one-storey concrete, brick and steel building was built between 1906 and 1907 as a garage for Joseph Maw who made it the city’s first great automotive centre. It was later renovated into commercial space.

Maw Garage

Maw Garage (1909)
Source: Winnipeg Tribune, 23 December 1909, page 9.

Maw Garage

Maw Garage (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Rear of the Maw Garage at 114 King Street

Rear of the Maw Garage at 114 King Street (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89888, W97.14172
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Maw (1854-1916)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Maw Block (280 William Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

Sanford Building & Maw Garage (291 Bannatyne Avenue), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, 1979.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 10 June 2020

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