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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rossmore Apartments (80 Roslyn Road, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Roslyn Road in Winnipeg was designed by local architects Edward Parkinson and James H. Halley and built in 1929 by Joseph Albert Tremblay at a cost of about $100,000. The structure contained 24 apartments in its original configuration. It contains 26 apartments today. In September 2019, it became a municipally-designated historic building.

Rossmore Apartments

Rossmore Apartments (May 2020)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88042, W97.14530
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Edward Parkinson (1878-1953)

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Albert Tremblay (1881-1938)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 331/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Rossmore Apartments, 80 Roslyn Road by Murray Peterson, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, April 2019.

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 Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 December 2022

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