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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Camelot Apartments (400 Assiniboine Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Assiniboine Avenue in Winnipeg was built in 1929 by brothers Rögnvaldur Pétursson, Olafur Pétursson, and Hannes Pétursson at a cost of about $150,000. The 82 feet by 192 feet structure contained 45 apartments in its original configuration. It contains 46 apartments today.

Camelot Apartments

Camelot Apartments (February 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88381, W97.14113
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Hannes Pétursson (1881-1961)

Memorable Manitobans: Olafur Pétursson (1879-1952)

Memorable Manitobans: Rögnvaldur Pétursson (1877-1940)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 661/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Minister leaves $72,831 estate,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 May 1940, page 14.

Camelot Apartments, 400 Assiniboine Avenue, Peterson Projects, February 2008.

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 George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 March 2022

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