Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ruth Apartments (510 Maryland Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Maryland Street in Winnipeg, measuring 104 feet by 64 feet, was designed by local architect Pall Melsted “Paul” Clemens and constructed in 1914 by builder Albert Christopher Johnson at a cost of about $65,000. The building contained 21 apartments in its original configuration.

Ruth Apartments

Ruth Apartments (April 2012)
Source: Blair Bingeman

Entrance to Ruth Apartments

Entrance to Ruth Apartments (April 2012)
Source: Blair Bingeman

Ruth Apartments

Ruth Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Ruth Apartments

Ruth Apartments (February 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89417, W97.16031
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 110/1914, 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.

We thank Blair Bingeman for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 March 2023

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