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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elmwood Telephone Exchange Building (230 Martin Avenue West, Winnipeg)

This one-storey brick building at the southwest corner of Martin Avenue West and Brazier Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Alexander D. Melville and built for the Manitoba Telephone System. Announced in January 1928, the $600,000 facility was tendered in early March, and constructed later that year by contractor H. W. Walin at a cost of $35,000. It was used as a satellite branch of the St. John’s Telephone Exchange Building. It has since been converted to residential use.

Elmwood Telephone Exchange Building

Elmwood Telephone Exchange Building (November 2016)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.91517, W97.11020
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Manitoba Government Telephones / Manitoba Telephone System / MTS Allstream / Bell MTS

Sources:

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 9 April 2020

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