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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rosetta Court / Bradeen Apartments (149 Langside Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block on Langside Street in Winnipeg was designed by architect Peter Cornelius Samwell and built in 1911 by contractor John Edward Wilson. It had 15 suites, three in the basement (along with a laundry), and four on each of the above floors.

Known initially as Rosetta Court, it was renamed Bradeen Apartments in 1924.

Bradeen Apartments

Bradeen Apartments (September 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88316, W97.15642
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Peter Cornelius Samwell [Samwel] (1874-1951)

Memorable Manitobans: John Edward Wilson (1878-1956)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1630/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“New apartment block,” Manitoba Free Press, 10 April 1911, page 13.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

Architect Paul Melsted Clemens (Part 2), West End Dumplings.

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, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2022

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