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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Whyte House (66 Kingsway, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey building in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect William W. Blair and built in 1907 for as a gift for his daughter Marguerite Marie Blair (1884-1975) when she married William Whyte.

Occupants/Owners

Period

Occupant/Owner

1907-1960

William Whyte (1883-1960)

1970-1990

G. Herbert “Herb” Lawler (1923-2019)

Photos & Coordinates

Whyte House

Whyte House (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87402, W97.16336
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Wallace Blair (1852-1916)

Memorable Manitobans: William Whyte (1883-1960)

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.

William Whyte Jr. House, 66 Kingsway Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 March 2020

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