Historic Sites of Manitoba: Nova Villa Apartments (615 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone building on Sherbrook Street in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Pall Melsted “Paul” Clemens and constructed in 1910 by owner Albert Christopher Johnson at a cost of $45,000. The 90 by 46 foot building contained 20 residential apartments.

Nova Villa Apartments

Nova Villa Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Nova Villa Apartments

Nova Villa Apartments (February 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89709, W97.15813
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Pall Melsted “Paul” Clemens (1870-1966)

Memorable Manitobans: Albert Christopher Johnson (1867-1938)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1114/1910, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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 Gordon Goldsborough, Nathan Kramer, and George Penner.

Page revised: 25 March 2023

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