Historic Sites of Manitoba: Aikins Court / Pritchard Court / Missionaries of Charity Building (167 Aikins Street, Winnipeg)

This two-storey wood frame building on Aikins Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and constructed in 1907 by contractor J. Shrem for owner J. Freedman. The 32 feet by 48 feet building contained ten residential apartments. Known initially as Aikins Court, by 1917 it was renamed Pritchard Court. Subsequently, it was taken over by the Missionaries of Charity, a public service facility of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg.

Missionaries of Charity Building

Missionaries of Charity Building (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91467, W97.13803
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1986/1907, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1803/1930, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 April 2023

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