Historic Sites of Manitoba: Healani Apartments / Plaza Apartments (728 Dorchester Avenue / 29 Arbuthnot Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Dorchester Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 120 feet by 150 feet, was designed by local architect Cyril William Upton Chivers and built in 1912 by contractor William Wardell Cross. It had 25 apartments in its original configuration. Known initially as the Healani Apartments, it was renamed the Plaza Apartments.

Plaza Apartments facing Dorchester

Plaza Apartments facing Dorchester (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Plaza Apartments facing Arbuthnot

Plaza Apartments facing Arbuthnot (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87172, W97.15586
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: Alcalde Apartments (720 Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1674/1912, 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: 28 March 2023

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