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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Galsky Block (656 Aberdeen Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey building at the southwest corner of Aberdeen Avenue and McKenzie Street in Winnipeg, measuring 30 feet by 38 feet, was designed by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1910 by Abraham Cohen for owner Isaac Galsky at a cost of about $3,000. Its exterior had been heavily modified from the original appearance.

Galsky Block

Galsky Block (May 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92180, W97.14858
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)

Memorable Manitobans: Abraham Cohen (1876-1944)


656 Aberdeen Avenue, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk.

Page revised: 29 November 2022

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