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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Conway Court (165 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Kennedy Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect George Gaspar Teeter and built in 1912 by Nelson and Foster at a cost of about $90,000 for Mrs. A. S. Conway. The project used 30 cords of stone, 380,000 dark red bricks, 9,000 cubic yards of plaster, and 450 cubic yards of concrete. The building contained 22 apartments in its original configuration, each served with steam heat, electricity, sewer, and running water. It contains 25 apartments today.

Conway Court

Conway Court (May 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88865, W97.14653
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George Gaspar Teeter (1874-1949)

Manitoba Business: Nelson and Foster

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1977/1912, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Conway Court Apartments, 165 Kennedy Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2007.

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: 6 March 2022

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