- A stunning example of a house designed in the modernist style; arguably the most impressive in Toronto.
- One of about half a dozen custom built homes designed by Henry Fliess in the Donalda area of Don Mills.
- The house has been preserved (both inside and out) in its original style, decor and colour palette. It is an interesting, rare and well documented time capsule of 1950s living.
- The house interplays with the natural aspect of the site with the way it was thoughtfully built into the slope of the ravine it rests on. The use of wood and stone on the exterior pay respect to the notion of being intertwined with nature.
Globe and Mail Article: A friendship built on a solid foundation Author - Dave LeBlanc Date - Sept 16, 2010 Notes - Elliot Yarmon wasn´t looking for a friend for life.
When a business opportunity presented itself in 1952, Mr. Yarmon left his native New York City for Montreal. Three years later, he relocated to Toronto and set his family up in the award-winning Sout More information
The Yarmon House – 4 Bedroom Bungalow on a Slope Notes - Reprint, posted online, of a 1959 Issue of Canadian Homes and Gardens
When Elliott and Charlotte Yarmon first moved to Don Mills, they rented a row house designed by architect Henry Fleiss. The economy and convenience of its design so impressed them th More information