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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ellesmere Apartments (74 Carlton Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick residential apartment block on Carlton Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect George Gaspar Teeter and constructed by builders Nelson and Foster in 1911. The 105 foot by 57 foot building contained 14 apartments.

Ellesmere Apartments

Ellesmere Apartments (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.88614, W97.14273
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George Gaspar Teeter (1874-1949)

Manitoba Business: Nelson and Foster


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1106/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

“Another central apartment block,” Winnipeg Tribune, 9 June 1911, page 1.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 915/1930, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Ellesmere Apartments, 74 Carlton Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, January 2007.

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

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, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 March 2022

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