This three-storey concrete, brick and stone apartment block on Furby Street in Winnipeg was designed by architect James William Hawker and built in 1929 by the Moxam Construction Company. It contained 22 suites of two or three rooms, with six on each floor and four in the basement.
Memorable Manitobans: James William Hawker (1870-?)
“New Furby St. apartment,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 April 1929, page 45.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 October 2020
Historic Sites of Manitoba
This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.
SEARCH the collection
Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other
Please note that inclusion in this collection does not mean that a particular site has special status or protection. Some sites are on private property and permission must be secured from the owner prior to visiting.
Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.