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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 11 (180 Sinclair Street, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick building at the northwest corner of Sinclair Street and Pritchard Avenue is one of 13 fire halls built by the City of Winnipeg in the decade leading up to the First World War. Known originally as Fire Hall No. 11 when it opened in 1910 (renumbered No. 7 in 1974), it was the second station built in the North End within a six-year period (the other being the original No. 7 at 349 Burrows Avenue, now demolished). Based on a design by architect brothers Alexander D. Melville and William N. Melville, and built by John Saul at a cost of $14,000, the main floor housed firefighting equipment while bedrooms, offices, a common room and a bathroom for firefighters was on the second floor. An adjacent tower was for drying hoses used during firefighting. The building, now a Buddist Temple, is a municipally-designated historic site.

The former Fire Hall No. 11

The former Fire Hall No. 11 (October 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.92107, W97.15844
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 1 / Central Fire Hall (110 Albert Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 2 / South Fire Hall (Smith Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Fighters Museum of Winnipeg / Fire Hall No. 3 (56 Maple Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 4 (470 Gertrude Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 5 (354 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 7 (349 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 8 (325 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 9 (1466 William Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 10 (845 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 11 (180 Sinclair Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 12 (1055 Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 13 (410 Cathedral Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 14 (161 Lipton Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 15 (524 Osborne Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Boniface Fire Hall (212 rue Dumoulin, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. James Fire Hall (200 Berry Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Vital Museum / St. Vital Fire Hall (600 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Transcona Municipal Office and Fire Hall (Victoria Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 25 (701 Day Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Transcona Public Safety Building / Fire Hall No. 21 / Police Station No. 4 (730 Pandora Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Boniface Fire Hall No. 2 / Police Station (328 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

Fire Hall No. 7 (Former Fire Hall No. 11), 180 Sinclair Street, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, October 1993.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 October 2014

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