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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Utility Building / Bawlf Grain Exchange II (164 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

This building was designed by architect C. A. Barber and erected in 1892 for Nicholas Bawlf, one of the founders of Winnipeg’s first Grain and Produce Exchange. It was also intended to house the Winnipeg Board of Trade. When the second Grain Exchange Building was built next door, in 1898, the two buildings shared a party wall and were connected by fire doors. Originally comprising three storeys, with a fourth storey added in 1902. Both buildings were acquired in 1938 by the City of Winnipeg for tax arrears.

The building was demolished to make way for the downtown campus of the Red River College although its exterior façade was retained. In 2004, the building (a municipally-designated historic site) was recognized with a Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award.

Utility Building / Bawlf Grain Exchange II

Utility Building Facade (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90034, W97.14098
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Drake Hotel / Benson Block (146 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grain Exchange Building (156-160 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grain Exchange Building (167 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

Utility Building / Bawlf Grain Exchange II (164 Princess Street), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, June 1979.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 October 2013

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