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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Newhaven Apartments (199 Colony Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Colony Street in Winnipeg was built in 1928 by James Alexander Matthews at a cost of about $90,000. The 100 foot by 70 foot building contained 30 apartments in its original configuration.

Newhaven Apartments

Newhaven Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88670, W97.15111
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James Alexander Matthews (1886-1954)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 468/1928, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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 George Penner, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 March 2022

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