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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Russell House (213 Kingsway, Winnipeg)

This two-storey wood frame house on Kingsway in Winnipeg was designed by architect John Danley Atchison and built in 1908 by contractor William Wardell Cross for real estate agent William Cook Russell (1877-1938) and his family. His widow remained in the house into the 1940s.

Russell House

Russell House (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87186, W97.16936
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: William Wardell Cross (1860-1939)

Sources:

Death registration [William Cook Russell], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

William Cook Russell House, 213 Kingsway Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

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

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 August 2020

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