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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Edward Matthews (1867-1941)

Architect.

He opened an architectural practice at Winnipeg in 1905, forming a brief partnership (1910-1911) with Fred F. LeMaistre, and serving as an architect in the Dominion Department of Public Works from 1921 until his retirement in 1938. He was a President of the Manitoba Association of Architects in 1914.

Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

H. P. Dwight Residence

Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg

1905

 

W. J. Simpson Residence

95 Academy Road, Winnipeg

1905

 

Weldon Block

Donald Street at Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1905

 

Bell Block

370 Donald Street, Winnipeg

1905

 

St. Matthews Anglican Church / West End Cultural Centre

586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg

1908

 

Keewayden Building / Crawley Building

138 Portage Avenue East, Winnipeg

1909

 

Boylston Apartments / Congress Apartments

300 River Avenue, Winnipeg

1910

 

Henry B. Byrnes Residence

233 Yale Avenue, Winnipeg

1912

 

Rothesay Apartments

828 Preston Avenue, Winnipeg

1912

 

McGregor Armoury

551 Machray Avenue, Winnipeg

1913

 

St. Matthew’s Anglican Church

641 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg

1913

 

Minto Armoury

969 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg

1914

 

Sources:

Winnipeg Building Index

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 July 2017

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