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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Livinia Court (351 Victor Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block at the southeast corner of Victor Street and St. Matthews Avenue (formerly Livinia Avenue) in Winnipeg, measuring 80 feet by 93 feet, was designed by local architect Edgar Prain and built in 1911 by Joseph Johnson at a cost of about $60,000. It contained 19 apartments. An annex on the south side at 345 Victor, measuring 26 feet by 60 feet, was constructed at the same time but has since been demolished.

Livinia Court

Livinia Court (October 2020)
Source: George Penner

Livinia Court

Livinia Court (December 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Livinia Court

Livinia Court (December 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88965, W97.16316
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Edgar Prain (1881-1958)

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Johnson (1862-1930)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 890/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 891/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

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: 26 March 2022

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