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Memorable Manitobans: Ladislas de Jurkowski (1867-c1920)

Architect.

Born in Poland in 1867, he came to Canada before 1890 and worked as a furniture maker at Ottawa, Ontario. He moved to Winnipeg after 1900, working as a contractor and carpenter, then was an architect from 1902 until after 1914.

Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Holy Ghost Roman Catholic Church Presbytery

Selkirk Avenue near Aikins Street, Winnipeg

1903

 

Russian Greek Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral

643 Manitoba Avenue, Winnipeg

1905

 

Commercial Block [Harrison Brothers]

818-820 Main Street, Winnipeg

1905

 

Sources:

“To contractors,” Manitoba Free Press, 10 June 1903, page 2.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1405/1905, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 903/1905, City of Winnipeg Archives.

This page was prepared by Robert Hill, Murray Peterson, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 January 2018

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