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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holyrood Court (563 William Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick apartment block on William Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect John Danley Atchison and constructed in 1906 by contractor Charles Wallace Sharp at a cost of $25,000. The 68 by 38 foot building contained seven apartments.

Holyrood Court

Holyrood Court (March 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90317, W97.15204
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Wallace Sharp (1852-1924)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1906/2310, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

Holyrood Court Apartments, 563 William Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

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: 24 November 2021

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