This three-storey block on Spence Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Herbert Bell Rugh and built in 1905 by the Cement Block Building Company at a cost of $18,000. The 40 by 58 foot building was made of pre-cast concrete blocks. It contained six residential apartments.
Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Bell Rugh (1879-1924)
MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks: Blocks
City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1905/1939, 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 George Penner, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 2 December 2021
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