Maltese Cross Building
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This fireproof warehouse was constructed for the Gutta
Percha and Rubber Co. Ltd. of Toronto. Manufacturers of
'Maltese Cross' and 'Lion' businesses in Winnipeg under
the name Winnipeg Rubber Company. At one time they operated
from the Peck Building at 33-41 Princess.
This Edwardian building has characteristic red clay brick
facades with dressed stone on the main floor. Details in
the shape of the maltese cross are featured throughout. There
is no wood used in the building, it is constructed only of
steel and reinforced concrete and is completely fireproof.