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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ivan Court / Edwin Court (390 River Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick apartment block on River Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Victor William Horwood and built in 1908 by owner John Moxam at a cost of $40,000. The 70 by 48 foot building contained 14 apartments. Known initially as Ivan Court, it was later renamed Edwin Court.

Edwin Court

Edwin Court (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87998, W97.14337
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Victor William Horwood (1878-1939)

Memorable Manitobans: John Archibald Moxam (1882-1941)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1908/0656, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

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, George Penner, and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 27 November 2021

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