New library building approved
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibrArti-2016-09-09-02
"Council highly praised the new library building when it was presented to them last week. the architect, Bill Lett, stood beaming along with the library committee as their $1.2 million proposal was unanimously approved..."
10 and 12 Holland Street West - Compton's IGA
- CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-03-28-03
The mid-block building located at 10 and 12 Holland St. West was built in the Ontario Vernacular style around 1872-1899. The two-storey, commercial, detached ‘row’ building had a narrow rectangular plan with an asymmetrical organization. ‘Main str...
18 Holland Street West
- CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-03-28-20-2017-03-28-21
The structure located at 18 Holland St. West is a unique, infill building. It was built in the Boomtown style around the 1890’s on a narrow lot that was originally a laneway the two adjacent buildings. It had a side entrance to the Queen’s Hotel s...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26950
"These model homes at Churchill Heights are nearing completion. They will be open for public inspection when they are finished. Salesman John Faye for A.B. Cairns, the builders, reports 33 homes will be built on one-half acre lots. The house conta...
Four Corners in Bradford
- CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-Store-PH11508
Looking north west in Bradford at the intersection of Holland Street and Yonge Street.
This is the northwest corner of the main intersection in Bradford. This building was first known as the Innis House. In 1906, it was called the Central Hotel, a...
71 John Street East
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-04-04-14
The mid-block building located at 71 John St. East was built around 1900 in the Edwardian Classicism style. It was once the home of Sam Stein and his son and daughter. He was the owner of the Toronto Manufacturing Co. (maker of baby carriages and ...
15 and 19 Holland Street East
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-24-06
The building located at 15 Holland St. East was bought by Harold Boyd many years ago. He ran a pool room on the ground floor on the west side. He added a second floor above the pool room for living quarters. Jack Pong owned a restaurant on the eas...
29, 31 and 33 Holland Street West
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-29-01
The structure located at 29 Holland St. West was vacant for many years. Howard Bowser bought and restored it as a shop with living quarters upstairs. Ted and Audrey Gapp lived here for a number of years. Helen Bantam ran a ladies’ shop downstairs ...
218 Simcoe Road
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-04-21-16
This two-storey structure is located at 218 Simcoe Road. It is the fourth house on the west side (south of the “Y” in Simcoe Road). Robert Stewart, his wife, and family lived here many years ago. His son George, who married Ethel Waldruff, played ...
12 and 16 Holland Street West - Sutherland's Grocery
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-28-04
Sutherland’s Grocery Store was once found at 12 Holland St. West (site of Karen’s and Tina’s Flowers in this 1995 photo). Alec Sutherland was a baker. He had a bakeshop on the south side of Simcoe St. that was run for many years by his daughter Je...