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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Blair House (25 West Gate, Winnipeg)

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This residence on West Gate in the Armstrong’s Point area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect William Wallace Blair and built in 1911 for his son, engineer McCrea Parker Blair and his family. Converted to a duplex in 1958, the building is on the City of Winnipeg’s commemorative list of historical resources.





McCrea Parker Blair (1882-1958)


John R. and Grace Hitchings


Grace Hitchings


Ernest Robert Tennant (1877-1975)
Edith Irene Tennant (1898-1989)


Walter and Mary Gawron &
John and Annie Maksymovich


Marilyn E. Gault

Photos & Coordinates

Blair House

Blair House (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.87842, W97.15888
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Wallace Blair (1852-1916)

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Armstrong’s Point by Patricia Thomson


Armstrong's Point: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, Winnipeg: Heritage Winnipeg Corporation, 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2021

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