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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Guest Block (596-598 Main Street, Winnipeg)

A portion of this three-storey brick building on Main Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect James Chisholm and built in 1902 by Davidson Brothers for William J. Guest. It was expanded in 1909 on a design by architect George W. Northwood.

Guest Block

Guest Block (January 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90204, W97.13665
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James Chisholm (1841-1920)

Memorable Manitobans: William John Guest (1852-1940)

Memorable Manitobans: George William Northwood (1877-1959)


Guest Block, 596-598 Main Street, Winnipeg Historical Buildings & Resources Committee, October 2015.

This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 21 December 2019

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