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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith Court (79 Smith Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick apartment block on Smith Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Victor William Horwood and built in 1913 by contractor Jon Tryggvi Bergman at a cost of $55,000. The 96 by 42 foot building contained 20 apartments.

Smith Court

Smith Court (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88713, W97.13820
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Victor William Horwood (1878-1939)

Memorable Manitobans: Jon Tryggvi Bergman (1874-1941)

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: 12 April 2021

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