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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brussels Apartments (150-156 Lilac Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Lilac Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Charles Saunders Bridgman and constructed in 1912 by the Claydon Brothers Company at a cost of about $110,000. The 100 feet by 120 feet building contained 24 apartments in its original configuration. (It contains 25 apartments today.) The owner was the Belgo-Canadian Real Estate Company.

Brussels Apartments

Brussels Apartments (April 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87129, W97.15880
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Saunders Bridgman (1876-1965)

Manitoba Business: Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2061/1912, 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 Gordon Goldsborough, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 20 May 2022

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