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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scarsdale Apartments (71 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Kennedy Street in Winnipeg, measuring 75 feet by 104 feet, was designed by local architect James William Hawker and constructed in 1930 by owner William Arthur Irish at a cost of about $100,000. The building contained 29 apartments in its original configuration.

Scarsdale Apartments

Scarsdale Apartments (February 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88559, W97.14442
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James William Hawker (1870-?)

Memorable Manitobans: William Arthur Irish (1872-1941)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1763/1930, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Scarsdale Apartments, 71 Kennedy Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2007.

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, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 March 2022

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