Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

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372 Assiniboine Avenue

Address:372 Assiniboine Avenue
Constructed:1955-56
Architects:Unknown

More Information

When it was first built, this five-storey modernist apartment block at the corner of Assiniboine Avenue and Hargrave Street (overlooking the Assiniboine River) contained 65 apartment suites. Clad in orange-brick, the cubic structure is enlivened by its corner doorway and ribbon-style window treatment. The estimated cost of construction was $500,000.

Design Characteristics

Suburb:Downtown, Broadway-Assiniboine
  • Orange brick
  • Ribbon-style windows
  • Built-in planter near doorway
  • Modern-era signage
  • Slender, geometric entry canopy