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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown House (153 Magnus Avenue, Winnipeg)

This one-storey wood frame residence on Magnus Avenue in Winnipeg was built in 1901 by contractor Arch MacDonald for accountant Charles W. Brown. Later owners included Israel Nitikman (c1917-c1929), and Zivel Wolch (1943).

Brown House

Brown House (February 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91368, W97.12992
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown House (12 Kingsway, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown House (27 Dundurn Place, Winnipeg)


Charles W. Brown House, 153 Magnus Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 June 2021

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