Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bank of British North America Building / Bank of Montreal Building (136 Fourth Street, Reston, RM of Pipestone)

This two-storey brick building in Reston, in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was designed by the Winnipeg architectural firm of Pratt and Ross and built in 1917 to replace a building destroyed by fire a year earlier. The main floor was occupied by a branch of the Bank of British North America (later the Bank of Montreal) with living quarters for bank employees on the second floor.

The former Bank of British North America in Reston

The former Bank of British North America in Reston (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.55684, W101.09398
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Pratt and Ross

Manitoba Business: Bank of British North America

Manitoba Business: Bank of Montreal


Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Ken Storie and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 May 2023

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