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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cadomin Building / Wilson Furniture Building (280 Main Street, Winnipeg)

Built in 1912 on a design by Winnipeg architect John Danley Atchison, the Cadomin Building has hosted several businesses through the years, most notably the Wilson Furniture Company and the Foote & James photographic studio.

Cadomin Building

Cadomin Building (July 1920) by L. B. Foote
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Foote Collection #1348, N2337.

Cadomin Building

Cadomin Building (June 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89309, W97.13743
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Wilson Furniture Limited

Memorable Manitobans: Lewis Benjamin “Lou” Foote (1873-1957)

Manitoba Photographers: George James (1866-1963)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 May 2021

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