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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wiley Warehouse (533 Henry Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick building on Henry Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Charles Saunders Bridgman in 1918 and was built by the construction firm of Fraser and MacDonald for wholesale grocer Frank Hilary Wiley. Measuring 98 feet by 165 feet, the building was constructed at a cost of about $40,000. The east facade of the building still has the original “Frank H. Wiley” lettering on its side.


Wiley Warehouse (May 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk


Wiley Warehouse (May 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90786, W97.14784
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Saunders Bridgman (1876-1965)

Memorable Manitobans: Frank Hilary Wiley (1879-1953)

Manitoba Business: Fraser and MacDonald


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 36/1918, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“New carriage works for city,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 February 1918, page 29.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 651/1918, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 September 2023

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