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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Baltic Apartments (347 Manitoba Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Manitoba Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 66 feet by 101 feet, was designed by architect David A. Abramovitch. Construction by the North Winnipeg Construction Company began in 1914. Three years later, the building was completed following additional design work by John Hamilton Gordon Russell. It contained 18 apartments in its original configuration.

Baltic Apartments

Baltic Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91522, W97.13749
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David A. Abramovitch [Abramovich] (1871-1950)

Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Gordon Russell (1863-1946)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1140/1914, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 608/1917, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

Find a Postal Code, Canada Post.

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

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 15 April 2022

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