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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Evanson Apartments (62 Evanson Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone building on Evanson Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Peter Cornelius Samwell and built in 1912 by owner J. Riley at a cost of about $15,000. The 29 feet by 43 feet structure contained four apartments in its original configuration. It contains three apartments today.

Evanson Apartments

Evanson Apartments (February 2020)
Source: George Penner

Evanson Apartments

Evanson Apartments (December 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87908, W97.17108
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 4218/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1608/1913, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 6 April 2022

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