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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mansfield Court (626 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick building at the intersection of Ellice Avenue and Maryland Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect James Alexander Gauld and built between 1908 and 1909 by contractor Alexander Jamieson for real estate developer Levi Lewis. The main floor of the 60 by 105 foot structure was occupied by three retail stores while the upper two storeys housed thirty residential apartments.

Mansfield Court

Mansfield Court (May 2019)
Source: George Penner

Mansfield Court

Mansfield Court (February 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Mansfield Court

Mansfield Court (February 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89286, W97.16042
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James Alexander Gauld (1859-1932)

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Jamieson (1868-1959)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1566/1908, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Will build fine block,” Manitoba Free Press, 23 November 1908, page 5.

626 Ellice Avenue - Mansfield Court by Christian Cassidy, Winnipeg Downtown Places.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

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

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

Page revised: 27 March 2022

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