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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Edgar Court (401 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick and stone block on Burrows Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 73 feet by 28 feet, was designed by architects David William Fair Nichols and James Pender West, and built in 1913 by contractor M. Hirsch at a cost of about $10,000. The building contained five apartments in its original configuration.

Edgar Court

Edgar Court (December 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91728, W97.13860
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David William Fair Nichols (1881-1951)

Memorable Manitobans: James Pender West (1868-1939)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2374/1913, 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 Nathan Kramer, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 April 2022

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