Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sharpe House (56 Balmoral Street, Winnipeg)

The building at 56 Balmoral Street was originally 26 Balmoral Place (the street’s name changed in the late 1950s) when it was constructed in 1906, by the contruction firm of Ross Brothers, at a cost of $6,500. Its first occupant was businessman Henry E. Sharpe. Subsequent owners included Angus D. Robertson of the Robertson-Adams Lumber Company (to the late 1910s), Dr. H. J. Meikley (to 1922), and Dr. William Leggette (to 1938). The building is a municipally-designated historic site.

Sharpe House

Sharpe House (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88350, W97.15319
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Ross Brothers

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Henry E. Sharpe House (56 Balmoral Street), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, January 1990.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 June 2024

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