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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Acadia Apartments (590 Victor Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick apartment block on Victor Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Edgar Prain and constructed in 1911 by the firm of Petursson Brothers at a cost of $18,000. The 60 by 26 foot building contained seven apartments.

Acadia Apartments

Acadia Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89621, W97.16313
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Edgar Prain (1881-1958)

Sources:

“Early Icelandic builders in Winnipeg” by S. Aleck Thorarinson, Logberg-Heimskringla, 30 March 1967, page 7.

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 13 April 2021

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