Winnipeg Architecture Foundation



Strathcona House

Address:2425 Portage Avenue
Original Use:Apartment

Design Characteristics

Windows:There are twenty one windows on the front elevation, arranged in horizontal strips.
Doors:The main entrance is on the front elevation of the building and raised 5 steps above grade within a small porch. It is possible that a protective over hang, likely similar to the one at 2415 Portage (Essex House), was over the door.
Materials:Red brick, with a unique period metal sunshade or awning accross the building's glazing.
Suburb:St. James
Frontage Direction:South
  • The building is constructed on a raised concrete foundation, providing for large windows in the basement suites.
  • Between the windows on all floors is a light blue, flat, painted panel.