Historic Sites of Manitoba: Deacon House / Cory Court (251 Furby Street, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick residence on Furby Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect John Hamilton Gordon Russell and built in 1905 for Thomas Russ Deacon. He moved out around 1918 and a private hospital operated by Herbert P. H. Galloway occupied the space until around 1925 when the building was converted into an apartment block called Cory Court (sometimes spelled Corry Court). Around 2000, the building was renovated into nine condominiums called Mayor’s Mansion Condominiums.





Thomas Russ Deacon (1865-1955)


George H. Kelly


Mrs. W. Stow-Brown


Galloway Gibson Clinic


Cory Court (apartments)

Photos & Coordinates

Deacon House

Deacon House (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88628, W97.15740
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Russ Deacon (1865-1955)

Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Peter Howell Galloway (1866-1939)


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

Thomas Russell Deacon House, 251 Furby Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

From peril to prize: Heritage home finds new life as condo space,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 November 2010.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 March 2020

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