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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Royal York Apartments (461 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick blockon Kennedy Street in Winnipeg was designed by the local architectural firm of Pratt and Ross and built in 1929 by the Empire Construction and Investment Company at a cost of about $150,000. The 96 feet by 120 feet structure contained 51 apartments in its original configuration. It has 52 apartments today.

Royal York Apartments

Royal York Apartments (January 2021)
Source: George Penner

Royal York Apartments

Royal York Apartments (January 2021)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89728, W97.15119
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Pratt and Ross


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1917/1929, City of Winnipeg Archives.

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, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 June 2022

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