Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

People

Contractors

Shigeto Shimoji

Biography

Shigeto Shimoji was born in Hiroshima, Japan, December 15, 1901.He immigrated to Canada in 1927. Shigeto was one of the founding partners of Fuji Builders and Contractors, a prestigious Japanese-Canadian construction firm in Winnipeg, Canada. He was also the father of Tom Shimoji, another notable Winnipeg builder.

Projects

  • Ernest Smith House, 904 Kildonan Drive, 1959
  • Boyd Building Renovation, 388 Portage Avenue, 1959
  • Transcona Public Library, 111 Victoria Avenue West, 1961
  • 1293 Kelburn Road, 1964
  • 303 Portage Avenue, Ben Moss Jewllers, 1969
  • Collin Residence, 77 D'arcy Drive, 1972
  • Al's Jewellers, 130 Marion Street, 1973
  • Residence of the Consul General of Japan, 460 Wellington Crescent, 1976
  • Frontier Toyota Ltd., 1488 Regent Avenue, 1977
  • Dennis Carter Summer Home, Lake of the Woods
  • Richardson Summer Home, Lake of the Woods
  • Klassen Summer Home, Lake of the Woods
  • Galleria, 915 Grosvenor Avenue, 1979
  • J. Richardson Jr Residence, 611 Hall Road, Hedgingly Manitoba