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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grosvenor Court (161 Stafford Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick residential and business structure was designed by Winnipeg architect John Danley Atchison and built in 1909 by contractor William Wardell Cross at a cost of $35,000 for owner Edward Martin Counsell. The 46 by 120 foot building contained six shops on the main floor and eight apartments on the upper two floors. It became a municipally-designated historic building in February 2018.

Grosvenor Court

Grosvenor Court (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87066, W97.16372
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: William Wardell Cross (1860-1939)

Memorable Manitobans: Edward Martin Counsell (1872-1931)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 451/1909, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Apartment House Architecture in Winnipeg to 1915 by David Spector, December 1980.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 4 December 2021

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