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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cotter Block (207 Fort Street, Winnipeg)

This four-storey brick block on Fort Street in Winnipeg was designed and built in 1905 by owner George Andrews Mitchell at a cost of $35,000. The 120 by 30 foot building had space on its main level for offices of the plumbing firm of Thomas Parr Cotter and 21 residential apartments on its upper three levels.

Cotter Block

Cotter Block (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89185, W97.13783
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George Andrews Mitchell (1857-1909)

Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Parr Cotter (1870-1920)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cotter House (98 Kingsway, Winnipeg)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1702/1905, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Apartment House Architecture in Winnipeg to 1915 by David Spector, December 1980.

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

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

Page revised: 19 October 2021

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