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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Piggly Wiggly Store No. 22 (467 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg)

This one-storey brick building on Sargent Avenue in Winnipeg, constructed as a grocery for Piggly Wiggly Canadian Limited, was opened officially on 8 December 1929. The storefront has been reclad but its overall appearance is largely unchanged from its original configuration. The building was still in use as a community food store at the time of a 2020 site visit.

Former Piggly Wiggly store on Sargent Avenue in Winnipeg

Former Piggly Wiggly store on Sargent Avenue in Winnipeg (April 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89633, W97.15191
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Piggly Wiggly Canadian Limited

Sources:

[Advertisement for Piggly Wiggly], Winnipeg Tribune, 6 December 1933, page 4.

“For Easter … It’s Swift’s premium ham,” Winnipeg Tribune, 8 April 1936, page 12.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 13 April 2020

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