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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smithfield Apartments (236 Scotia Street, Winnipeg)

Located on the west side of Scotia Street in West Kildonan (now part of Winnipeg), this two-storey apartment was built in 1930. It was operated by the partnership of Allan, Killam, and McKay. As of 2022, it remains in its original five-suite layout.

Smithfield Apartments

Smithfield Apartments (October 2021)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Smithfield Apartments

Smithfield Apartments (May 2022)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92779, W97.11253
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pleasant View Apartments (226 Scotia Street, Winnipeg)

Manitoba Business: Allan, Lang, and Killam / Allan, Killam, and McKay


“51 Unfurnished suites to let [Pleasantview Apts.],” Manitoba Free Press, 4 September 1930, page 21.

“51 Unfurnished suites to let [Smithfield Apts.],” Manitoba Free Press, 30 September 1930, page 23.

“59 - Apartment Blocks for sale [New 5-suite Apt. Block.],” Manitoba Free Press, 9 January 1931, page 16.

“Pleasant View Apts.” Manitoba Free Press, 27 July 1931, page 18.

“51 - Unfurnished suites to let [Smithfield Apts. and Pleasant-View Apts.],” Manitoba Free Press, 19 October 1931, page 20.

Find a Postal Code, Canada Post.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

We thank Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 November 2022

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