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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Machray Apartments (242 Machray Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Machray Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 122 feet by 51 feet, was designed by owner Edward Wesley Lowery and constructed in 1914 by contractor James Henry Neil at a cost of about $60,000. The building contained 28 apartments in its original configuration.

Machray Apartments

Machray Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92350, W97.12853
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James Henry Neil (1862-1927)

Memorable Manitobans: Edward Wesley Lowery (1886-1953)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 909/1914, 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: 15 April 2022

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