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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Allman Block (592-594 Main Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick building on Main Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect John Hamilton Gordon Russell and built in 1904 by D. Bruce and Company. It was occupied by clothier Daniel Flynn Allman until about 1923. It subsequently accommodated a succession of businesses. In November 2014, the bulding became a municipally-designated historic site.

Allman Block

Allman Block (1970s)
Source: Winnipeg Building Index

Allman Block

Allman Block (April 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Allman Block

Allman Block (June 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90198, W97.13670
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Gordon Russell (1863-1946)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

The Allmans of Colony Street: 1882-1899 by Anne Lindsay
Manitoba History, Number 61, Fall 2009

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 127/1904, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Historical nodes for fire halls,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 November 2014, page B5.

We thank George Penner and Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 May 2022

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