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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rosemount Apartments (351 River Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block on River Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by architects Ralph Benjamin Pratt and Donald Aynsley Ross, and built in 1906 by contractors Brown and Trenholm (with plastering work done by Griffin Brothers) at a cost of $62,000. The 100 by 101 foot building contained 14 apartments.

Rosemount Apartments

Rosemount Apartments (October 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88093, W97.14192
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Ralph Benjamin Pratt (1872-1950)

Memorable Manitobans: Donald Aynsley Ross (1877-1956)

Manitoba Business: Griffin Brothers

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1906/1154, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Griffin Bros. contractors,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 June 1909, page 27.

Apartment House Architecture in Winnipeg to 1915 by David Spector, December 1980.

Sherbrook Pool, 381 Sherbrook Street, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, May 2001.

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, Gordon Goldsborough, and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 28 November 2021

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