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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Reliance Block (480 Young Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone apartment block on Young Street was designed by architect Edgar Prain and built in 1912 by J. Johannesson at a cost of $48,000. The 102 by 50 foot building contained 21 apartments.

Reliance Block

Reliance Block (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89465, W97.15503
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Edgar Prain (1881-1958)

Sources:

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: 18 April 2021

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