We had a few inquiries about the smallest house in Winnipeg. No, Frodo Baggins does not live here. Due to privacy restrictions, the address of this Elmwood home cannot be revealed. However, we can tell you it dates to the mid-1930s with only a surface foundation. With no garage and only a 20 foot lot, its 2012 assessment is 46,400. The last recorded sale was in 2004 for the sum of $26,000. And, if you […]
100th Birthday for 457 Main -Winnipeg Assessment & Taxation Office Building 457 Main today and in a circa 1914 postcard complete with windows that opened 2012 marks the 100th birthday of the current home of the City of Winnipeg Assessment & Taxation Department. The Confederation Life Building at 457 Main was completed in 1912 at a cost of $400,000. One of Winnipeg’s early skyscrapers, the ten storey steel and concrete structure was designed by architect […]
Membership Renewal notices for 2013 will be going out prior to December 1, 2012. Deadline for payment is January 1st.
Minnedosa: November 11, 1918 Official celebration of the Armistice. Winnipeg: November 11, 1918 The formal surrender ending WWI signed in Compiegne, France. People danced at Portage and Main. Winnipeg: November 11, 1919 Peace decorations on the T. Eaton Co. building on Portage Avenue. Winnipeg: Pine Street In 1925, a street in Winnipeg’s West End was renamed as Valour Road, in recognition of the courage of three young men who served on in the First […]
Submitted by Rick Olson (MLG)News report from Bruno , NE In 1981, Herman Ostry and his wife, Donna, bought a farm a half mile outside of Bruno , Nebraska , a small community sixty miles west of Omaha .The property had a creek and came with a barn built in the 1920’s. The barn floor was always wet and muddy. When the creek flooded in 1988, the barn ended up with 29 inches of water covering […]