Historic Sites of Manitoba: Christie Block (245 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey building on Notre Dame Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 80 feet by 116 feet, was designed by its original owners, William John Christie and Frank Hedley Phippen, and constructed in 1906 by Kelly Brothers at a cost of about $30,000.

Christie Block

Christie Block (May 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Christie Block

Christie Block (October 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89594, W97.14166
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William John Christie (1858-1942)

Memorable Manitobans: Frank Hedley Phippen (1863-1932)

Manitoba Business: Kelly Brothers / Manitoba Construction Company / Kelly Brothers and Mitchell / Thomas Kelly and Sons


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1873/1906, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Christie Block, 245 Notre Dame Avenue by Murray Peterson, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, March 2015.

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

Page revised: 2 July 2022

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