Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

People

Contractors

Yoshisuke Roy Murata

Biography

Yoshisuke Roy Murata was born in Oshima-gun, Yamaguchi-ken, Japan, on April 28th, 1919. He would own Jose Construction, employing Yoshimaru Abe, with whome he would later found Fuji Builders and Contractors. He would be a partner with the firm for 39 years.

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