Winnipeg Architecture Foundation



Sokol Manor

Formerly:Sokol Manor-David Livingstone School
Address:30 13th St., Brandon
Use:Senior housing
Original Use:Elementary school and senior housing complex
Architects:Steve Cohlmeyer
Firms:Cohlmeyer Hanson Architects Designers

Recognition and Awards

  • 1987 CMHC Prize for Innovation

Design Characteristics

Doors:Separate private entrances for seniors and students
  • Large glass wall separating seniors' living quarters from student spaces


  • "Going to school with grandma," Roger Newman, The Winnipeg Free Press, May 9, 1987
  • "Innovative project going up: Sokol elderly housing and David Livingstone School," the Brandon Sun, June 21, 1986
  • "Pawley praises seniors-school complex," Richard Morgan, the Brandon Sun, April 25, 1987
  • Sokol Senior Housing