The building has suffered multiple fires that have caused significant damage. Per CBC News, City of Toronto engineering and construction services have been called to determine the next steps for the heritage building.
Name & Location
314 Jarvis Street 314 Jarvis Street Church-Yonge Corridor, Toronto
This house was altered in 1901 by Matthew Sheard for Dr. Charles Sheard (Toronto’s first chief medical officer and a Conservative MP) and his wife Verna Stanton Sheard (a well-known poet).
in 2016 a fire gutted the building, and three more fires in 2019 further damaged the building.
The following companies are associated with this building
Toronto Architecture: A City Guide Author - Patricia McHugh Page - 163
Toronto fire believes heritage home fire is suspicious Author - CBC News Toronto Date - 2 September 2019 More information
Toronto heritage home burns, university residents evacuated from building Author - Nick Dixon, CTV News Toronto Date - 2 September 2019 More information
Fire knocked down in abandoned heritage home in Allan Gardens Author - Chris Herhalt, CP24 Date - 2 September 2019 More information
Fire that tore through historic Jarvis St. home deemed suspicious Author - Ilya BaÃ±ares, Toronto Star Date - 2 September 2019 More information
Fire guts heritage Beaux Arts home on Jarvis St. Author - Laura DaSilva, Toronto Star Date - 4 January 2016 More information
Removal of a Designated Heritage Property under the Ontario Heritage Act â€“ 314 Jarvis Street Author - City of Toronto: Robert Freedman, Director Urban Design City Planning Division Date - 26 March 2012 Document - b67bd6f5135af089940010beb2c6e992.pdf More information
Cause of Two-Alarm Fire in Heritage Home on Jarvis Street Still a Mystery Author - Heather Seaman, iHeartRADIO Date - 2 September 2019 More information
Investigators to probe fire at heritage home once engineers survey blackened remains Author - Muriel Draaisma and Greg Ross, CBC News Toronto Date - 3 September 2019 More information
Fire destroys Jarvis Street heritage home once owned by prominent Toronto family Author - CBC News Toronto Date - 4 January 2016 Notes - Includes a video of Sarah Sheard (great-granddaughter of Charles and Verna Sheard) talking about the house. More information
308-314 Jarvis Street and 225 Mutual Street - Zoning Amendment Application â€“ Request for Directions Report/Refusal Report Author - City of Toronto: Gregg Lintern, MCIP, RPP Director, Community Planning Toronto and East York District Date - 22 May 2015 Document - 66de0e1ede379423fb50795d72db3ae7.pdf More information
314 Jarvis St. Author - Vik Pahwa, City of Toronto Archives Date - 4 January 2016 Notes - Fonds 546, Item 31 More information