Historic Sites of Manitoba: Alcalde Apartments (720 Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Dorchester Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Cyril William Upton Chivers and built in 1912 by contractor William Wardell Cross. The building contained 11 apartments in its original configuration. Renovations in 1935 turned two larger apartments into four smaller ones.

Alcalde Apartments

Alcalde Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87189, W97.15553
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Cyril William Upton Chivers (1879-1969)

Memorable Manitobans: William Wardell Cross (1860-1939)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Healani Apartments / Plaza Apartments (728 Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1674/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3460/1935, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 July 2022

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