Historic Sites of Manitoba: Popeski House (277 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey wood frame house on Burrows Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 23 feet by 33 feet, was designed by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1931 by owner/contractor Nathan Popeski at a cost of about $4,000. Popeski occupied the building until the early 1940s.

Popeski House

Popeski House (December 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91562, W97.13352
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1873-1931)

Memorable Manitobans: Nathan Popeski (1884-1970)

Memorable Manitobans: Benjamin “Ben” [Pope] Popeski (1913-1995)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1812/1931, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Building permits are ahead of last year in Winnipeg area,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 April 1931, page 25.

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

Property Details, Winnipeg Assessment and Taxation.

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

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 July 2023

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