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Historic Sites of Manitoba: New Westminster Apartments (705 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Westminster Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect George Gaspar Teeter and built in 1912 by Alexander Jamieson at a cost of about $21,000. The 39 by 48 foot building contained eight apartments in its original configuration.

New Westminster Apartments

New Westminster Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

New Westminster Apartments

New Westminster Apartments (May 2021)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88197, W97.16009
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George Gaspar Teeter (1874-1949)

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Jamieson (1868-1959)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2185/1912, 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 and George Penner.

Page revised: 9 January 2022

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