This three-storey brick structure on Pacific Avenue in Brandon was designed by local architect Thomas Sinclair and built in 1913. Used for military barracks during the First World War, It was later a warehouse of the Massey-Harris Company. In 2007, the building was converted to affordable housing and the facility was named Massey Manor. It was badly damaged by fire on 19 May 2018.
The former Massey-Harris Building shortly after sustaining fire damage (May 2018)
Source: George Penner
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84947, W99.94674
denoted by symbol on the map above
Manitoba Business: Massey-Harris Company Limited
Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Sinclair (1877-1913)
638 Pacific Avenue, Brandon Municipal Heritage Committee.
“Hundreds homeless after blaze devastates downtown Brandon,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 May 2018, page 3.
This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 15 October 2019
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