Category Archives: Plaques

Apply for a Century House Plaque

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Apply for a Heritage Toronto Century House plaque

The Century House program offers Torontonians who own houses built 100 or more years ago the chance to apply for a custom-made historical marker commemorating their property’s longevity. Each Century House plaque is made of durable enamel and measures 11 … Continue reading

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Cathedral of St. Alban-the-Martyr

In 2014, Heritage Toronto installed two plaques at Royal St. George’s College. One commemorates the Cathedral of St. Alban-the-Martyr, used today by the school as a chapel, while the other recognizes the heritage value of See House, the Bishop’s residence, … Continue reading

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Plaque Unveiling: Scott-Westney House

No RSVP required – just show up at the location. See below for map:

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From Brewing to Horsebreeding: E. P. Taylor and Windfields Estate

Wes Farris  In 1936, businessman Edward Plunkett ‘E. P.’ Taylor (1901-1989) commissioned the construction of Windfields Estate, which would serve as the Taylor family home in Toronto for the next fifty years. By the 1950s, Taylor was, in the words … Continue reading

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125 Years of the Queen City Yacht Club

Join Heritage Toronto and the Queen City Yacht Club on June 7 for a plaque presentation and celebration of the Queen City Yacht Club’s 125th anniversary! By Jamie Bradburn For an organization with long ties to the Toronto Islands, it … Continue reading

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The House That Maclean’s Built

Join Heritage Toronto on May 12, 2014 for a plaque presentation commemorating the Maclean House at 7 Austin Terrace. RSVP here. By Kaitlin Wainwright When John B. Maclean commissioned architect John Lyle to design his estate in 1910, he probably … Continue reading

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139-145 Front Street East: Davies Meat Packing

In 1867 William Davies built a two-storey brick building here and established the first large meat-packing house in Toronto. J. & J. Taylor Safeworks purchased the building in 1871 and as the business flourished added two storeys and an addition … Continue reading

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Stop Spadina: Save Our City

There are three plaques at this site, commemorating the Spadina Expressway and its cancellation. In the 1960s this stretch of Spadina Road was to be transformed into the southern end of a sunken four- to six-lane expressway and a subway … Continue reading

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25 Years of Blue Jays Baseball

April 7 1977 marked the introduction of Major League Baseball to Toronto when the Blue Jays Baseball Club played their first home game. They won that memorable opener and have since brought great excitement and entertainment to the City. Playing … Continue reading

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