Historic Sites of Manitoba: Edmonton Duplex (368-370 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg)

Constructed in 1901 on a design by architect Johann Schwab, this duplex opposite Central Park is one of the few residential buildings left in downtown Winnipeg. It was built at a cost of $8,000 for Martin Hoover and Alfred Town, who co-owned the Hoover and Town Clothing Store on Main Street. By 1908, the partnership had dissolved and the duplex was sold. The interior has been extensively renovated but the exterior is largely intact. The building is a municipally-designated historic site.

Edmonton Duplex

Edmonton Duplex (November 1982)
Source: Paul Sash

Edmonton Duplex

Edmonton Duplex (April 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Edmonton Duplex

Edmonton Duplex (February 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89490, W97.14880
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Some Old Winnipeg Buildings by Randy R. Rostecki
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 29, 1972-73 season


368 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, 1984.

We thank Paul Sash and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2022

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