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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Henry New (1876-1952)


Born at Hamilton, Ontario on 13 May 1876, he trained as an architect at Boston, Massachusetts, from 1895 to 1898. He returned to Hamilton to work as a draftsman for a terra cotta manufacturer. In early 1905, he moved to Winnipeg to open an architectural practice, working until early 1908 when he returned to Hamilton. He died there on 14 October 1952.

Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:





Hull House

50 Balmoral Street, Winnipeg




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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 March 2020

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