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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Balmoral Court (540 Balmoral Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone residential apartment building at the intersection of Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street in Winnipeg, measuring 58 feet by 80 feet, was designed by local architect John Danley Atchison and built in 1905 by Daniel David Wood for businessman Albert Bright. It had twelve suites, each containing five rooms and a bathroom.

Balmoral Court

Balmoral Court (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Balmoral Court

Balmoral Court (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89603, W97.15247
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: Daniel David Wood (1859-1925)

Memorable Manitobans: Albert Bright (1854-1925)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1392/1905, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Record year in building,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 December 1905, page 24.

Balmoral Court Apartments, 540 Balmoral Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, January 2007.

Apartment House Architecture in Winnipeg to 1915 by David Spector, December 1980.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2023

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