This iconic building at the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street in Winnipeg was built in 1913 by the American architectural firm of McKim, Mead and White, at a cost of $1,295,000. A monument in front of the building commemorates bank employees killed during the First World War. The building is a municipally-designated historic site.
Bank of Montreal Building (December 2013)
Source: George Penner
Bank of Montreal Building (September 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Site Location (lat/long): N49.89532, W97.13797
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bank of Montreal War Monument (Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bank of Montreal Building (426 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
335 Main Street, The Bank of Montreal, Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, December 1980.
We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 17 June 2017
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