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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kneeland House (12 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg)

This two-storey residence in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect Herbert Bell Rugh and built by day labour in 1910 for grain merchant Elbert Walter Kneeland.

Kneeland House

Kneeland House (May 2006)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Kneeland House

Kneeland House (April 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87342, W97.16133
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Bell Rugh (1879-1924)

Memorable Manitobans: Elbert Walter Kneeland (1866-1941)

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)


Ethelbert W. Kneeland House, 12 Ruskin Row by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 January 2021

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