Historic Sites of Manitoba: Strathmore Apartments / Athol Apartments (326 Broadway, Winnipeg)

This four-storey brick apartment block on Broadway in Winnipeg was designed by Geoffrey Hitzler Walton and built in 1908 by contractor Alexander Jamieson at a cost of $100,000. The 115 by 61 foot building contained 43 apartments. Known originally as the Strathmore Apartments, it was later renamed Athol Apartments. It was rebuilt on a new foundation in 1911.

In 1987, Heritage Winnipeg presented a Commercial Architectural Conservation Award to building owners Kona Enterprises (David Koop) and the architectural firm of Friesen Tokar Reynolds Rhoda Neufeld.

Strathmore Apartments / Athol Apartments

Strathmore Apartments / Athol Apartments (September 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88703, W97.14111
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Geoffrey Hitzler Walton (1878-1951)

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Jamieson (1868-1959)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 470/1908, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 356/1911, 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: 17 March 2024

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