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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (287 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick building on Tache Avenue in the Norwood neighbourhood of Winnipeg was designed by Thomas W. Fuller (1865-1951), Chief Architect for the Department of Public Works at Ottawa, under the supervision of local architect George Northwood, and built between 1934 and 1935 by the Claydon Construction Company. Measuring 66 feet along Tache Avenue, it was built at a cost of $17,823.

Former Dominion Post Office in Norwood

Former Dominion Post Office in Norwood (October 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88086, W97.12359
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Northwood and Chivers / Northwood Chivers and Casey

Manitoba Business: Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited


“Building of post office in Norwood urged,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 February 1934, page 2.

“Building notes,” Winnipeg Tribune, 28 July 1934, page 19.

“Contract for post office in Norwood let,” Winnipeg Tribune, 7 December 1934, page 13.

“Land being cleared for St. Boniface post office,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 December 1934, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jordan Makichuk.

Page revised: 31 July 2023

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