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Manitoba Business: Davidson Brothers

This Winnipeg-based construction firm was established by three brothers: Albert T. Davidson, Alexander Davidson, and Frederick Harvey Davidson. It had ceased operations by 1913.

Some of the Manitoba buildings constructed by the firm:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Aikins House

630 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg

1901

 

Western Building

90 Albert Street, Winnipeg

1901

 

Guest Block

598 Main Street, Winnipeg

1902

 

Dingle and Stewart Warehouse

263 Stanley Street, Winnipeg

1903

 

Modern Laundry Building

309 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg

1903

 

Williamson Block

38 Kate Street, Winnipeg

1903

 

Euclid Block

865 Main Street, Winnipeg

1903-1904

 

Del Block

62 Princess Street, Winnipeg

1904

 

Franklin Press Building

168 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg

1904

 

Orris Block

305 Elgin Avenue, Winnipeg

1905

Demolished (?)

Del Block Annex

54 Princess Street, Winnipeg

1905

 

Elliott House

16 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg

1908

 

Cecil Rhodes School

136 Cecil Street, Winnipeg

1908-1909

 

Devon Court Apartments

376 Broadway, Winnipeg

1909

Demolished (1982)

Edmonton Block

383 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1909

 

Wardlaw Apartments

544 Wardlaw Avenue, Winnipeg

1909

 

Taylor House

611 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg

1911

 

Kirkwood Block

575 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1912

 

Ashdown House

529 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg

1912-1913

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Albert T. Davidson (c1861-1948)

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Davidson (1851-1920)

Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Harvey Davidson (1865-1935)

Sources:

Del Block, 62 Princess Street, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, February 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 March 2020

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