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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wakefield Apartments (415 Stradbrook Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Stradbrook Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 66 feet by 123 feet, was designed by local architect James William Hawker and built in 1931 by Walter Edwin Rooke for the Elm Park Syndicate at a cost of about $100,000. The building contained 30 apartments in its original configuration.

Wakefield Apartments

Wakefield Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87836, W97.14357
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James William Hawker (1870-?)

Memorable Manitobans: Walter Edwin Rooke (1882-1958)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1447/1931, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Wakefield Apartments,” Manitoba Free Press, 31 August 1931, page 7.

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, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 22 April 2022

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