Saturday, April 18, 2009

197 Spadina Avenue, 1891-2009

197 Spadina Avenue, 1891-2009
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Eric P + Concepteur + Designer + Graphiste

I really wonder what Dr. W.T. Stuart would think about what happen to his lavish nice house on Spadina... Being right there in downtown Toronto, Spadina Avenue went from residential boulevard to busy Chinatown.I would LOVE to know why this house had to go. Was it in decay? Was it just in the way?

I tried to find out more about this doctor and his house... I have to say I found nothing really, except that in 1883, he was the doctor of Herbert George Hawkins, who died within 2 weeks of bronchitis.... Thanks Google!

1 comment:

  1. It is really hard to believe that Spadina used to be a major residential street when you look at it today. Between Spadina, and Jarvis street, we have lost some great, and often grand homes. Good thing we still have neighbourhoods that have remained relatively unchanged. (Cabbagetown, Rosedale, Annex, etc..)

    Good thing for Google too...:)