This small brick building on Crescent Avenue West in Souris was designed by architect Alexander D. Melville and erected in 1928 by the Malcom Construction Company of Winnipeg, at a cost of $11,000, for the Manitoba Telephone System. The 28 by 43 foot building was in use as an insurance office at the time of a 2020 site visit.
Manitoba Business: Malcom Construction
MHS Centennial Business: Manitoba Government Telephones / Manitoba Telephone System / MTS Allstream / Bell MTS
“Tenders,” Manitoba Free Press, 30 July 1928, page 43.
“Contract awarded for 'phone exchanges,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 August 1928, page 4.
This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 27 March 2022
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