This three-storey brick block on Colony Street in Winnipeg was designed and built in 1929 by James Alexander Matthews at a cost of about $100,000. The 70 foot by 99 foot structure contained 31 apartments in its original configuration.
Memorable Manitobans: James Alexander Matthews (1886-1954)
City of Winnipeg Building Permit 241/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.
City of Winnipeg Building Permit 345/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.
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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: 4 March 2022
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