Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rideau Hall (85 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey residential apartment block on Kennedy Street in Winnipeg was designed and constructed in 1905 by William Wardell Cross for owner Mrs. C. Fisher at a cost of $20,000. The 48 by 45 foot building contained seven apartments.

Rideau Hall

Rideau Hall (February 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88592, W97.14480
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Wardell Cross (1860-1939)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1466/1905, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

“Rideau Hall,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 December 1905, page 24.

Rideau Hall Apartments, 85 Kennedy Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2007.

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 and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 November 2021

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