Historic Sites of Manitoba: Greysolon Apartments (136 Spence Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey, brick block on Spence Street in Winnipeg, measuring 60 feet by 107 feet, was built in 1930 by contractor William Wesley Fleming for owner Joseph H. Toole at a cost of about $90,000. The block contained 26 apartments in its original configuration.

Greysolon Apartments

Greysolon Apartments (May 2022)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88455, W97.15453
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Wesley Fleming (1875-1957)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 658/1930, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“New block on Spence St. to have 26 suites,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 April 1930, page 12.

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, Jordan Makichuk, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 May 2023

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