Historic Sites of Manitoba: Parkholme Apartments (252 Home Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick block on Home Street in Winnipeg, measuring 100 feet by 66 feet, was designed by local architects Eldred Dodsworth Tuttle and David A. Abramovitch, and constructed between 1913 and 1914 by the Frid-Lewis Company for financial brokers John E. Lidholm and Christian Roed at a cost of about $50,000. The building contained 21 apartments in its original configuration. It has 23 apartments today.

Parkholme Apartments

Parkholme Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88442, W97.16850
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Eldred Dodsworth Tuttle (1878-1965)

Memorable Manitobans: David A. Abramovitch [Abramovich] (1871-1950)

Manitoba Business: Frid-Lewis Company


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3436/1913, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 511/1914, 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: 26 April 2022

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