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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wilson House / Klinic Building (545 Broadway, Winnipeg)

This elegant two-storey building on Broadway was designed in 1904 by local architect John Hamilton Gordon Russell and built for wholesale grocery merchant Robert Richey Wilson. Wilson and his family lived here until 1925 when they moved to a newly built home at 680 Wellington Crescent. The building is a municipally-designated historic site.

Wilson House / Klinic Building

Wilson House / Klinic Building (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Wilson House / Klinic Building

Wilson House / Klinic Building (October 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88570, W97.15162
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Gordon Russell (1863-1946)

Memorable Manitobans: Robert Richey Wilson (1856-1937)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

The Wilson House / Klinic (545 Broadway), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, May 1990.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 June 2022

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