Historic Sites of Manitoba: Waldorf Apartments (634 Broadway & 233-239 Langside Street, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Broadway at the southeast corner of Langside Street in Winnipeg, measuring 46 feet by 122 feet, was designed by architect Pall Melsted “Paul” Clemens and built in 1911 by owner Lindal Josafat Hallgrimson. The 122 by 46 foot building contains 21 residential apartments, eight accessible from Broadway and 13 from Langside.

Ivanhoe Block

Waldorf Apartments (August 1961) by Bjorn Hallgrimson
Source: Blair Bingeman

Waldorf Apartments

Waldorf Apartments (April 2012)
Source: Blair Bingeman

Waldorf Apartments

Waldorf Apartments (September 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88549, W97.15640
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Memorable Manitobans: Lindal Josafat Hallgrimson (1882-1968)


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 1814/1911, City of Winnipeg Archives.

Apartment House Architecture in Winnipeg to 1915 by David Spector, December 1980.

Find a Postal Code, Canada Post.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

Preparation of this page was supported, in part, by the Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund of the City of Winnipeg.

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

Page revised: 1 April 2023

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