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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Beveridge Block (802 Main Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone building on Main Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architects Daniel Smith and William Bruce, and built in 1907. Its original configuration provided retail space on the main level and residential apartments on the upper two floors. The building was damaged extensively by fire on 17 August 2021 and is expected to be demolished.

Beveridge Block

Beveridge Block (June 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Beveridge Block

Beveridge Block (January 2018)
Source: George Penner

Beveridge Block after a fire

Beveridge Block after a fire (August 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90745, W97.13436
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Daniel Smith (1840-1913)

Memorable Manitobans: William Bruce (1852-?)


Beveridge Block, 802 Main Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

Fire renders Main Street building a write-off,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 August 2021.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 August 2021

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