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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glen Avon Apartments (464 Spence Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Spence Street in Winnipeg, measuring 46 feet by 80 feet, was designed by local architect William Fingland and built in 1912 by the construction firm of Frid-Lewis at a cost of about $30,000. The building contained 14 apartments in its original configuration.

Glen Avon Apartments

Glen Avon Apartments (December 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89401, W97.15405
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Fingland (1862-1946)

Manitoba Business: Frid-Lewis Company

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3610/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

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: 18 March 2022

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