Historic Sites of Manitoba: Yale Apartments (209 Colony Street, Winnipeg)

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.

Yale Apartments

Yale Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88690, W97.15110
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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.

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: 4 March 2022

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. The information is offered for historical interest only.

Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other

Inclusion in this collection does not confer special status or protection. Official heritage designation may only come from municipal, provincial, or federal governments. Some sites are on private property and permission to visit must be secured from the owner.

Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.

Send corrections and additions to this page
to the MHS Webmaster at webmaster@mhs.mb.ca.

Search Tips | Suggest an Historic Site | FAQ

Help us keep history alive!