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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Clayton Apartments (86 Young Street, Winnipeg)

Construction of this three-storey brick and stone block on Young Street in the Wolseley area of Winnipeg was begun by John Edward Wilson in 1914, with work costing about $55,000. It was completed in 1917 by George Ephraim Baldry. The 90 feet by 48 feet building was supposed to contain 15 apartments in its original configuration. It contains 12 apartments today.

Clayton Apartments

Clayton Apartments (September 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88217, W97.15595
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Edward Wilson (1878-1956)

Memorable Manitobans: George Ephraim Baldry (1883-1959)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2114/1914, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 626/1917, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Apartment House Architecture in Winnipeg to 1915 by David Spector, December 1980.

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, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 20 March 2022

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