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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dagg House (39 West Gate, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick residence on West Gate in the Armstrong’s Point area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect David Wynyard Bellhouse and built in 1911 by contractor J. W. Simpson for realtor James G. Dagg. It was rebuilt after a major fire on 25 December 1925 and converted into a triplex in 1957. It was used as a rental property until 1997.





James G. Dagg (1860-1929)


Alexander Davidson (1853-1921)


James Albert Davidson (1882-1949)


August and Emma Reichenwald


John J. Grenon


Joseph J. Grenon


Marilyn Nosko Thiessen

Photos & Coordinates

Dagg House

Dagg House (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Dagg House

Dagg House (March 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87806, W97.15864
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David Wynyard Bellhouse (1861-1952)

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Armstrong’s Point by Patricia Thomson


Armstrong's Point: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, Winnipeg: Heritage Winnipeg Corporation, 2009.

Armstrong’s Point Heritage Conservation District Study, HTFC Planning + Design, May 2016, page 100.

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

This page was prepared by George Penner, Rose Kuzina, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2021

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