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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gordon House (514 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick house at the corner of Wellington Crescent and Kingsway in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by architect C. C. Chisholm and built in 1909. It was sold in 2016 to a developer who planned to replace the building with condominiums. It was demolished on 25 November 2020.





James Thomas Gordon (1858-1919)


William Richard Bawlf (1881-1972)


Wilfred Victor Sifton (1897-1961)


Douglas Donald Everett (1927-2018)

Photos & Coordinates

Gordon House at left and St. Mary's Academy at right

Gordon House at left and St. Mary’s Academy at right (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2006-0164

Gordon House

Gordon House (May 2006)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Gordon House

Gordon House (November 2015)
Source: George Penner

Gordon House

Demolition of Gordon House (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Gordon House

Demolished Gordon House (November 2020)
Source: Halina Zbigniewicz

Former site of Gordon House

Former site of Gordon House (December 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.87524, W97.16199
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James Thomas Gordon (1858-1919)

Memorable Manitobans: William Richard Bawlf (1881-1972)

Memorable Manitobans: Victor Sifton (1897-1961)

Memorable Manitobans: Douglas Donald Everett (1927-2018)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)


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

‘House is at the end of its cycle’: developer,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 October 2016.

We thank Halina Zbigniewicz for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 26 April 2023

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