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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pharoah Apartments / Simcoe Apartments (652 Simcoe Street, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick block on Simcoe Street in Winnipeg, measuring 88 feet by 27 feet, was designed and built in 1913 by contractor Haldor Haldorson at a cost of about $35,000. The building contained 11 apartments in its original configuration but contains 12 apartments today. Known initially as Pharoah Apartments, it was later renamed Simcoe Apartments.

Simcoe Apartments

Simcoe Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89864, W97.16627
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Haldor Haldorson (1875-1951)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Simcoe Apartments / Laclede Apartments (614 Simcoe Street, Winnipeg)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 812/1913, 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: 24 March 2022

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