Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bank of Montreal Building (426 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)

This one-storey branch of the Bank of Montreal in Winnipeg was designed by Montreal architect Kenneth Guscotte Rea and constructed in 1927 by R. N. Wyatt, with decorative carvings done by sculptor Hubert A. Garnier. Major renovations to the building occurred in 1948 and 1971. A municipally-designated historic site, it was vacated when the bank moved its operations into an adjacent shopping centre.

Bank of Montreal Building

Bank of Montreal Building (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89147, W97.14905
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bank of Montreal Building (335 Main Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Bank of Montreal, 426 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, June 1989.

We thank Jordan Makichuk and Jennifer Doyle for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 16 January 2023

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