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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Argyle Block (224 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg)

This four-storey brick building on Notre Dame Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by architect Paul M. Clemens and constructed in 1908 for the Argyle Land Company. The following year, it was sold to businessman Frank Lindsay who, in 1923, sold it to grain merchant James Richardson. Photographer Charles I. Meyers operated a photography studio on its main floor from 1925 to 1940. Other businesses had offices on the second floor while the third and fourth floors contained residential suites. The building is now a municipally-designated historic site.

Argyle Block

Argyle Block (July 2014)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.89555, W97.14088
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Argyle Block, 224 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, March 2016.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2017

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