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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Beresford Block (465 Beresford Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block at the northwest intersection of Beresford Avenue and Osborne Street in Winnipeg, measuring 81 feet by 100 feet, was designed by owner Martin Thomas McKittrick and and built in 1911 by the Winnipeg Construction Company at a cost of about $40,000. Five commercial spaces were contained on the side of the main floor facing Osborne. The rest of the main floor and upper two floors had 20 residential apartments accessible from an entrance on Beresford.

Beresford Block

Beresford Block (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Beresford Block

Beresford Block (December 2021)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.86145, W97.13190
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Winnipeg Construction Company

Memorable Manitobans: Martin Thomas McKittrick (1864-1927)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2171/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 22 December 2022

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