Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hample Building (271 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)

The three-storey Hample Building on Portage Avenue was designed by local architect John D. Atchison and built in 1906 for entrepreneur Martha Jane Richards Hample. Its original floor designs have been extensively altered through the years. Between 2011 and 2017, additional stories were added to the building and it was converted to residential apartments. The building is a municipally-designated historic site.

Hample Building

Hample Building (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Hample Building

Hample Building (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89434, W97.14187
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: Martha Jane Richards Hample (1859-1927)


Hample Building (271 Portage Avenue), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, August 2005.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 12 January 2020

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