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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Nassau Apartments (554 Jessie Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Jessie Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 112 feet by 56 feet, was designed by local architect David A. Abramovitch and constructed in 1908 by contractor James Noble at a cost of about $70,000. The building contained 30 apartments in its original configuration.

Nassau Apartments

Nassau Apartments (December 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87200, W97.14559
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David A. Abramovitch [Abramovich] (1871-1950)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 658/1914, 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: 14 April 2022

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