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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fairmont Apartments (52 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block on Edmonton Street in Winnipeg, measuring 82 feet by 118 feet, was designed and built in 1927 by brothers Hannes Pétursson, Olafur Pétursson, and Rögnvaldur Pétursson at a cost of about $100,000. It contained 30 apartments in its original configuration.

Fairmont Apartments

Fairmont Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88497, W97.14343
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 691/1927, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 178/1931, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Find a Postal Code, CanadaPost.

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: 26 March 2023

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