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696-700 Yonge Street

LAST UPDATE: November 19 2020

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photo credit, courtesy of Lindsay Wu

photo credit, courtesy of Lindsay Wu

AT RISK INFORMATION
At risk status:
This building is at risk

Info:

696-700 Yonge Street, Toronto is undergoing a demolition by deterioration (demolition by neglect). The property has been vacant for approximately 10 years (as of 2020) and is in a declining state of upkeep.  Nearby community organizations have expressed concerns over the present state and future of the building. 

BUILDING INFORMATION
Name & Location
696-700 Yonge Street
696-700 Yonge Street
Bay Street Corridor, Toronto

OTHER IDENTIFICATION
Notes:

This building is designed in the International Style, with a clean facade and balanced proportions. Distinguishing features of this building are its continuous ribbon windows. They create a continuous band of windows from the west facade to the north facade, to the east facade, and extend partially into the southern facade as well. Buff brick is used on the spandrels between the windows. The main floor is clad with green marble, which frames the entrances. That same marble covers the main floor eastern and northern facade.

Status:
Completed

Year Completed:
1954

Map:
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Companies:
No data at this time

BUILDING DATA
Type:
Low-rise

Current use:
Commercial

Heritage:
Designated under Part V, Ontario Heritage Act

Main Style:

Sources:

Sources

  1. Inventory of Heritage Properties
    Author - City of Toronto
    More information

  2. Historic Yonge Street Heritage Conservation District Plan
    Author - DIALOG Inc.
    Date - 2016
    Page - Appendix B: Schedule of Contributing Properties
    More information

  3. City of Toronto Planning Documents; Personal Photo Archive

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