Historic Sites of Manitoba: Westholme Apartments (729 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg)

This three-storey brick and stone block on Wellington Avenue in Winnipeg, measuring 50 feet by 89 feet, was designed by local architect Edgar Prain and was constructed in 1913 by firm of the Daykin Scott Construction Company at a cost of about $56,000. The building contained 21 apartments in its original configuration. It has 22 apartments today.

Westholme Apartments

Westholme Apartments (November 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90027, W97.16454
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Edgar Prain (1881-1958)

Manitoba Business: Daykin Scott Construction Company


City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3077/1913, City of Winnipeg Archives.

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 3223/1913, 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: 18 October 2022

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