Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

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260 Victoria Crescent

Formerly:Fainman Residence
Address:260 Victoria Crescent
Original Use:Dwelling
Constructed:1978
Other Work:Renovation done by Gustavo Da Roza
Architects:Gustavo Da Roza

Design Characteristics

Doors:The main entrance is located in the center of the house above grade, on the street facing elevation. This entry is a single black industrial door, approached via a small ramp.
Roof:Flat roof
Materials:Metal sheeting, Structural Steel I-beams, Concrete
Size:Single storey
1,984 square feet
Suburb:Victoria Crescent, St. Vital
Garage:The house is elevated, with parking below the house.
Frontage Direction:West
  • The home is supported inside of an exposed steel frame.
  • The open, ground floor level accommodates covered parking.
  • A concrete plinth on the lower level provides access to the residence above, and room for service connections.
  • River front lot.
  • Extensive use of glass.