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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Marie Apartments (854 Alverstone Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey, brick apartment block on Alverstone Street in Winnipeg, measuring 72 feet by 55 feet, was designed by local architect Peter Cornelius Samwell and constructed in 1912 by contractor John Edward Wilson at a cost of about $45,000. It contained 14 apartments in its original configuration.

Marie Apartments

Marie Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90242, W97.16977
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Peter Cornelius Samwell [Samwel] (1874-1951)

Memorable Manitobans: John Edward Wilson (1878-1956)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1522/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2268/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 March 2022

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