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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Belvidere Apartments (275 Colony Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block at the southeast corner of Colony Street and St. Mary Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect John Danley Atchison and constructed in 1910 by owner A. B. Kent at a cost of $50,000. The 80 by 58 foot building contained 29 apartments.

Belvidere Apartments

Belvidere Apartments (September 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88866, W97.15093
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 368/1910, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Another large apartment block,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 March 1910, page 3.

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 Gordon Goldsborough, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 17 December 2021

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