Historic Sites of Manitoba: Morton House (155 Waverley Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey, Spanish-style house on Waverley Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1931 by the Sparrow Brothers for theatre owner Henry Albert Morton. Measuring 48 feet by 52 feet, the house was built at a cost of about $13,000.

Morton House

Morton House (December 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87446, W97.17712
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)

Memorable Manitobans: Frank Allen Sparrow (1878-1967)

Memorable Manitobans: Henry Albert Morton (1892-1951)


“New houses,” Manitoba Free Press, 25 April 1931, page 25.

Property Details, Winnipeg Assessment and Taxation.

Max Blankstein: Architect by Murray Peterson, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 2022.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2023

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