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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grosvenor Court / Crescent Grove Apartments (812 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick apartment block on Grosvenor Avenue was designed by architect Cyril William Upton Chivers and built in 1912 by Arthur Macaw at a cost of about $32,000. The 75 feet by 42 feet building contained six apartments in its original configuration. It contains four apartments today. Known initially as Grosvenor Court, it was later renamed Crescent Grove Apartments.

Crescent Grove Apartments

Crescent Grove Apartments (April 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87190, W97.15802
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Cyril William Upton Chivers (1879-1969)

Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Macaw (1880-1958)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 2838/1912, 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: 12 March 2022

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