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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Guelph Apartments (778 McMillan Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on McMillan Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect John Hamilton Gordon Russell and constructed in 1912 by contractor William James Davidson at a cost of about $110,000. The 112 feet by 141 feet building contained 34 apartments.

Guelph Apartments

Guelph Apartments (January 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87025, W97.15715
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Gordon Russell (1863-1946)

Memorable Manitobans: William James Davidson (1879-1969)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2672/1912, 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 Nathan Kramer, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 12 March 2022

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