This three-storey brick and stone building on Wellington Crescent, in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg, was designed by local architects George William Northwood and Cyril William Upton Chivers. The 64 foot by 242 foot building was constructed between 1909 and 1910 by builder John Christie Hicks at a cost of about $100,000. It contained 21 residential apartments and a janitor’s residence in the basement.
Memorable Manitobans: George William Northwood (1877-1959)
Memorable Manitobans: Cyril William Upton Chivers (1879-1969)
Memorable Manitobans: John Christie Hicks (1856-1917)
Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992
Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)
City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1883/1909, City of Winnipeg Archives.
City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1026/1910, City of Winnipeg Archives.
Wellington Apartments, 264 Wellington Crescent by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.
Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.
This page was prepared by George Penner, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 27 March 2022
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