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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lothian Building (154 Evanson Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone building at the northwest corner of Evanson Street and Westminster Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 80 feet by 100 feet, was designed by local architect William Fingland and built in 1911 by owner Peter MacKissock at a cost of about $100,000. There were five commercial spaces on the main floor facing Westminster with the remainder, and the upper two floors, containing 20 residential apartments.

Lothian Building

Lothian Building (February 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88178, W97.17090
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Fingland (1862-1946)

Memorable Manitobans: Peter MacKissock (1864-1926)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2140/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 30 January 2022

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