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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bell Rose Apartments / Bellarosa Apartments (1010-1012 Wolseley Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Wolseley Avenue in the Wolseley area of Winnipeg, measuring 94 feet by 80 feet, was designed by Harry Genser and built in 1914 by contractor Sigmund Lobel at a cost of about $100,000. The building contained 43 apartments in its original configuration. It contains 44 apartments today. Known in earlier references as Bell Rose Apartments, it was renamed Bellarosa at some point.

Bellarosa Apartments

Bellarosa Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87939, W97.17454
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Harry Genser (?-?)

Memorable Manitobans: Sigmund Lobel (1868-1950)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 502/1914, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 852/1914, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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

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: 13 April 2022

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