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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Redwood Apartments (205-213 College Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on College Avenue at the northwest corner of its intersection with Main Street in Winnipeg, measuring 148 feet by 46 feet, was designed by local architect Charles Saunders Bridgman and built in 1913 by contractor Arthur Simmons. It has commercial space on its main floor fronting on Main Street with residential apartments on the remainder of the main floor and the upper two floors.

Redwood Apartments

Redwood Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Redwood Apartments

Redwood Apartments (April 2021)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91888, W97.13050
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Saunders Bridgman (1876-1965)

Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Simmons (1879-1950)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2241/1913, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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: 6 April 2022

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