Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elm Park (Riverdale Avenue, Winnipeg)

This private park was established in 1890 by businessman Albert William Austin. Set in a mature stand of elm trees in a meander loop of the Red River, the area was later turned into a residential neighbourhood.

Postcard view of Elm Park

Postcard view of Elm Park (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2007-0140

Pavilion in Elm Park

Pavilion in Elm Park (no date) by Bailey Brothers, Vancouver
Source: David Doss, 2017-0135

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.85260, W97.14045
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Albert William Austin (1857-1934)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elm Park Steel Truss Bridge (Riverdale Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hyland Park (RM of East St. Paul)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Happyland (Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: River Park (Osborne Street, Winnipeg)

Elm Park, Closed Canadian Parks


We thank David Doss for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 February 2024

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