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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Devon Court (376 Broadway, Winnipeg)

This five-storey brick and stone apartment block on Broadway in Winnipeg was designed by local architect John Danley Atchison and built in 1908 by Davidson Brothers at a cost of $120,000. The structure measured 118 feet in width and 115 feet deep. Demolished in January 1982, the site is now occupied by a parking lot.

Postcard view of the Devon Court Apartments

Postcard view of the Devon Court Apartments (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2018-0057

Demolition of the Devon Court Apartments

Demolition of the Devon Court Apartments (December 1981)
Source: Planning, Property & Development, City of Winnipeg , HBRC1335

Demolition of the Devon Court Apartments

Demolition of the Devon Court Apartments (January 1982)
Source: Planning, Property & Development, City of Winnipeg , HBRC1449

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88658, W97.14361
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 353/1908, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 4234/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Winnipeg’s big building development during 1908,” Winnipeg Tribune, 19 December 1908, page 31.

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

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 March 2022

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