This three-storey brick block on Maryland Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Edgar Prain and constructed in 1912 by builder Joseph Johnson at a cost of about $30,000. The 112 feet by 30 feet building contained 14 apartments in its original configuration.
Memorable Manitobans: Edgar Prain (1881-1958)
Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Johnson (1862-1930)
City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2790/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.
Apartment House Architecture in Winnipeg to 1915 by David Spector, December 1980.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
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: 26 March 2022
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