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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Windermere Apartments (224 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone residential apartment block on Kennedy Street in Winnipeg, measuring 100 feet by 44 feet, was designed by local architect George Gaspar Teeter and constructed in 1909 by the Claydon Brothers Construction Company at a cost of about $41,000 for owner Martha E. Orris. The structure contained 16 apartments in its original configuration.

Windermere Apartments

Windermere Apartments (February 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89017, W97.14804
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George Gaspar Teeter (1874-1949)

Manitoba Business: Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1497/1909, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

Windermere Apartments, 224 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, Gordon Goldsborough, and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 20 May 2022

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