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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lancaster Apartments (411 Stradbrook Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick apartment block on Stradbrook Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect George William Northwood and built in 1909 by contractors Frederick Hinds and Mitchell at a cost of about $35,000. The 110 by 40 foot building contained 12 apartments plus a janitor’s suite in its basement.

Lancaster Apartments

Lancaster Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87852, W97.14321
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George William Northwood (1876-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: Frederick “Fred” Hinds (1864-1935)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 604/1909, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2086/1928, 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, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 6 August 2022

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