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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Radisson Apartments / Ferndale Apartments (486 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Sherbrook Street in Winnipeg, measuring 31 feet by 106 feet, was designed by local architect Henry William Greene and built in 1914 by carpenter Frederick Hinds and a cost of about $44,500. The building contained 14 apartments in its original configuration. Known initially as Radisson Apartments, it was renamed Ferndale Apartments in the early 1930s. It was destroyed by fire on 31 December 2021.

Ferndale Apartments

Ferndale Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Ferndale Apartments after the fire

Ferndale Apartments after the fire (January 2022)
Source: George Penner

Ferndale Apartments after the fire

Former site of the Ferndale Apartments (February 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89342, W97.15898
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Henry William Greene (1884-1944)

Memorable Manitobans: Frederick “Fred” Hinds (1864-1935)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1512/1914, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

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 Gordon Goldsborough, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 24 April 2022

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