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The Exchange District

Northern Electric Building 65 Rorie Street
The Northern Electric Building was built in 1928 as an office and depot for Northern Electric, a Montreal-based firm that manufactured and distributed a broad range of products: telephone components; wire and cable; electrical apparatus; and radio sets.

Maw Block 280 William Avenue
During his career in the implement trade, Joseph Maw was involved in the building of two buildings within the Exchange District.

Winnipeg Saddlery Block 284 William Avenue
Built in 1903 for Wright & Vanvliet Saddlery and Harness, the block now stands vacant.

Massey-Harris Building 294 William Avenue
Massey Manufacturing Company was established in Upper Canada in 1847, and became famous for its reapers just as Canadian agriculture was being mechanized. Although it opened a branch office in Winnipeg in 1881, the Massey Company did not build its own facility until 1885.


Rorie - Williams



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