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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Eggertson Apartments (429 Qu'Appelle Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Qu'Appelle Avenue in Winnipeg was built in 1928 by contractor Sigmund Lobel for developer Árni Eggertsson at a cost of about $85,000. The 120 foot by 68 foot building contained 36 apartments in its original configuration.

Eggertson Apartments

Eggertson Apartments (October 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89492, W97.15125
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Sigmund Lobel (1868-1950)

Memorable Manitobans: Árni Eggertsson [Eggertson] (1873-1942)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 261/1928, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 724/1928, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“At least 12 to be erected in city this year,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 March 1928, page 1.

“Early Icelandic builders in Winnipeg” by S. Aleck Thorarinson, Logberg-Heimskringla, 30 March 1967, page 7.

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 George Penner, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 December 2022

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