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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lucerne Apartments (847 McMillan Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on McMillan Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 70 feet by 104 feet, was designed and constructed in 1913 by William Wardell Cross at a cost of about $45,000. The building contained 14 apartments in its original configuration. It contains 16 apartments today.

Lucerne Apartments

Lucerne Apartments (January 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.86989, W97.15973
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Wardell Cross (1860-1939)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3566/1913, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

Find a Postal Code, Canada Post.

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: 7 April 2022

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