This six-storey brick building in Winnipeg’s Exchange District was designed by local architect James H. Cadham and built between 1905 and 1906 for businessman James Tees and John Persse. It was later integrated into the Princess Street Campus of Red River College. In 2003, the municipally-designated historic building received a Conservation Award from Heritage Winnipeg.
Memorable Manitobans: James Tees (1854-1906)
Memorable Manitobans: John Thomas Blundell Persse (1861-1927)
Memorable Manitobans: James Henry Cadham (1850-1907)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
Tees and Persse Building (315 William Avenue), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, May 2015.
This page was prepared by George Penner, Rose Kuzina, and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 14 November 2020
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