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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shriberg Block / Selkirk Apartments / Anthony Apartments (1059 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick block on Selkirk Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 48 feet by 40 feet, was designed by architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1914 by owner M. Shriberg at a cost of about $9,000. The building contained four apartments in its original configuration. It was renamed the Selkirk Apartments in the 1930s and the Anthony Apartments in the 1940s.

The building was demolished on 8 May 2023.

Shriberg Block

Shriberg Block (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Shriberg Block

Shriberg Block (July 2022)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Shriberg Block

Shriberg Block (January 2023)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Shriberg Block during demolition

Shriberg Block during demolition (May 2023)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Shriberg Block during demolition

Shriberg Block during demolition (May 2023)
Source: Jordan Makichuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92278, W97.16690
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2626/1914, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Find a Postal Code, Canada Post.

Max Blankstein: Architect by Murray Peterson, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 2022.

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, George Penner, and Jordan Makichuk.

Page revised: 8 May 2023

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