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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shipman Court (543 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block on Bannatyne Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by architect Victor William Horwood and built in 1909 by contractor John Saul for owner Charles Simpson Shipman. The cost of constructing the 48 by 48 foot building, containing 10 apartments, was $17,000.

Shipman Court at right with Bannatyne Apartments at left

Shipman Court at right with Bannatyne Apartments at left (August 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90204, W97.15216
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Victor William Horwood (1878-1939)

Memorable Manitobans: John Saul (1840-1928)

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Simpson Shipman (1876-1917)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bannatyne Apartments (545 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1859/1909, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

This page was prepared by George Penner, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2021

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