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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McMartin House (283 Kingsway, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey house at the northwest corner of Kingsway and Wilton Street in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1912 for President and Manager of the Winnipeg Ceiling and Roofing Company William James McMartin who lived here until his death.





William James McMartin (1871-1920)


Max James Finkelstein (1882-1960)


James S. Martin


Joseph Doupe (1910-1966)


Michael F. B. Nesbitt


Debbie Demitage

Photos & Coordinates

McMartin House

McMartin House (September 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87089, W97.17226
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)


Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

Max Blankstein: Architect by Murray Peterson, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 2022.

Max Zev Blankstein, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 January 2023

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