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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dunedin Court (793 McMillan Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block on the northeast corner of McMillan Avenue and Lilac Street in Winnipeg, measuring 69 feet by 38 feet, was designed by Cyril William Upton Chivers and constructed in 1911 by John Christie Hicks for owner Harry Hirsh at an estimated cost of $20,000. In its original configuration, the building contains six apartments and janitor’s quarters in the basement.

Dunedin Court

Dunedin Court (January 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87054, W97.15765
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Cyril William Upton Chivers (1879-1969)

Memorable Manitobans: John Christie Hicks (1856-1917)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2141/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Murray Peterson, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 30 January 2022

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