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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gaspe Apartments and Annex (597-601 Broadway, Winnipeg)

This three-storey residential block on Broadway in Winnipeg was constructed in two parts. The first part on the west at 601 Broadway, a 45 feet by 98 feet structure, was designed by local architect Charles Saunders Bridgman and built by Skuli Benjaminson. It contained 17 apartments in the original configuration; it has 18 apartments today. The second part on the east at 597 Broadway, measuring 50 feet by 99 feet, was also built by Benjaminson. It originally contained 22 apartments; it has 23 apartments now.

Gaspe Apartments and Annex

Gaspe Apartments and Annex (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88579, W97.15467
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Saunders Bridgman (1876-1965)

Memorable Manitobans: Skuli Benjaminson (1879-1970)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 124/1917, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3791/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Gaspe Apartments and Annex, 597 and 601 Broadway by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

Find a Postal Code, Canada Post.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 March 2022

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