Historic Sites of Manitoba: Talbot Block (250 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg)

This two-storey brick block on Talbot Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Max Zev Blankstein and built in 1913 for owner John Slanda at a cost of about $6,000. The 30 feet by 60 feet building contained 10 apartments in its original configuration. In 1922, an addition measuring 12 feet by 30 feet was made on its rear side. The building contains 11 apartments today.

Talbot Block

Talbot Block (December 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90848, W97.11368
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Max Zev Blankstein (1874-1931)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 635/1913, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2491/1922, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Find a Postal Code, Canada Post.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 29 November 2022

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