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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Martello Apartments (625 Broadway, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone building on Broadway in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Peter Cornelius Samwell and constructed in 1910 by contractors Smith and Kirkpatrick. The 94 feet by 49 feet building contained 12 apartments in its original configuration. It has 15 apartments today.

Martello Apartments

Martello Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88580, W97.15610
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2368/1910, 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 George Penner, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 March 2022

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