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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robinson House (20 Avonherst Street, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick and stone residence, on Avonherst Street in the Crescentwood neighborhood of Winnipeg, was designed by architect David Wynyard Bellhouse and built in 1909 by contractor Sinclair Balsor Ritchie.





Ormond Leslie “Les” Robinson (1884-1954)


G. J. Cameron


Alan Butler Beaven (1903-1988)


William E. Moss


William Notz

Photos & Coordinates

Robinson House

Robinson House (May 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87240, W97.16273
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David Wynyard Bellhouse (1861-1952)

Memorable Manitobans: Sinclair Balsor Ritchie (1855-1933)


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

We thank Dianne Beaven for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 January 2023

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