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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carnefac Block (188 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick building on Princess Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect J. H. G. Russell and built in 1901 by Daniel D. Wood and George A. Mitchell to house the animal feed business of William G. Douglas. In September 2015, it became a municipally-designated historic building.

Carnefac Block

Carnefac Block (February 2020)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90102, W97.14054
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Gordon Russell (1863-1946)

Memorable Manitobans: William Grigg Douglas (1863-1936)

Memorable Manitobans: Daniel David Wood (1859-1925)

Memorable Manitobans: George Andrews Mitchell (1857-1909)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Carnefac Block, 188 Princess Street, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, May 2015.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 March 2020

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