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Great West Saddlery Building

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The Great West Saddlery Company built this factory at the foot of Market Avenue to accommodate their booming business. Founder and president Elisha F. Hutchings had built the company into a large national interest and the factory complemented their main warehouse across the street.

E.F. Hutchings had trained as a harness-maker in Ontario before coming arriving in Manitoba in 1876. He bought out a junior partner in a small local saddlery establishment, eventually taking control of the business by 1885.





Year Built Heritage Status Date Material Floors/Square footage
1910-1911 Municipal, 1985, grade II

Reinforced concrete, brick and stone foundation.

6 storeys/30,597 total floor space

Original Use Present Use Address Architect


Residential 113 Market Avenue

W.W. Blair





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