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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Aynsley Court (734-738 Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Dorchester Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 56 feet by 94 feet, was designed by local architect Cyril William Upton Chivers and built in 1911 by contractor William Wardell Cross. It contained 14 residential apartments.

Aynsley Court

Aynsley Court (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87157, W97.15647
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Cyril William Upton Chivers (1879-1969)

Memorable Manitobans: William Wardell Cross (1860-1939)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 949/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Good news for home seekers,” Winnipeg Tribune, 29 May 1912, page 5.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 16 January 2022

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