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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robinson House (703 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg)

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This three-storey brick residence in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect Herbert B. Rugh and built in 1911 for Jeremiah Robinson.

Occupants

Period

Occupant

1911-1925

Jeremiah “Jerry” Robinson (1844-1930)

1930

William Martin (1887-1954)

1940-1950

Henry W. Manning (c1890-1980)

1960-1970

James Richard “Dick” Murray (1918-1998)

1980-1990

Sidney Joel Spivak (1928-2002)

Photos & Coordinates

Robinson House

Robinson House (April 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87636, W97.16833
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Bell Rugh (1879-1924)

Memorable Manitobans: Jeremiah “Jerry” Robinson (1844-1930)

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)

Sources:

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

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

Jeremiah “Jerry” Robinson House, 703 Wellington Crescent by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 March 2020

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