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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Forlong House (295 Dromore Avenue, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey house on Dromore Avenue in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect James William Hawker and built in 1928 by W. A. Irish and Company for businessman John Alexander Forlong. Measuring 40 feet by 49 feet, the building was constructed at a cost of about $35,000.





John Alexander Forlong (1885-1956)


Arthur B. Gardner


Morley Cohen (1923-2005)

Photos & Coordinates

Forlong House

Forlong House (September 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87195, W97.17232
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James William Hawker (1870-?)

Manitoba Business: W. A. Irish and Company


“Beautiful residence on Dromore Street,” Manitoba Free Press, 12 May 1928, page 36.

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 November 2022

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