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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Northland Knitting Building / Artlington Studios (618 Arlington Street, Winnipeg)

This four-storey brick building on Arlington Street in Winnipeg, measuring 40 feet by 114 feet, was designed by local architect David William Fair Nichols and built in 1912 by contractor Frederick Hinds for the Northland Knitting Company at a cost of about $20,000.

In 2010, the building was purchased by real estate broker John Hunsberger and renovated into studios for artists, naming the facility Artlington Studios.

Artlington Studios

Artlington Studios (May 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89563, W97.16888
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David William Fair Nichols (1881-1951)

Memorable Manitobans: Frederick “Fred” Hinds (1864-1935)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3401/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Creative connection,” Winnipeg Free Press, 3 November 2019, page 6.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 January 2022

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