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356-358 Huron Street

LAST UPDATE: October 4 2021

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356-358 Huron Street, Toronto - 7 February 2020 - Photograph by Adam Wynne

356-358 Huron Street, Toronto - 7 February 2020 - Photograph by Adam Wynne

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

Info:

356-358 Huron Street, Toronto has been undergoing structural shifting for many years. Steps have allegedly been taken to mitigate this structural shifting. 

 

356 Huron Street is privately owned; whereas 358 Huron Street is owned by the University of Toronto. 358 Huron Street has been vacant for several years.  

 

As of July 2021, 356 Huron Street was demolished. An engineer's report dated 21 July 2021 states that: "The existing demolition work at 356 Huron Street has significantly decreased the stability of 358 Huron Street to the point that demolition of the structure at 358 Huron Street is required." 

BUILDING INFORMATION
Name & Location
356-358 Huron Street
356-358 Huron Street
University, Toronto

Owner:
356 Huron Street: Private / 358 Huron Street: University of Toronto

OTHER IDENTIFICATION
Notes:

356-358 Huron Street is located on the west side of Huron Street between Harbord Street and Glen Morris Street in the Huron-Sussex neighbourhood of Toronto. The property is part of the Huron-Sussex Area of Special Identity. The Huron-Sussex Area of Special Identity is part of the City of Toronto Official Plan, but is distinct from a Heritage Conservation District. 

 

The property was originally a wooden structure and was converted to a brick structure (on primary elevation) post-construction.

 

356 Huron Street is privately owned; whereas 358 Huron Street is owned by the University of Toronto. 358 Huron Street has been vacant for several years.  

 

356-358 Huron Street, Toronto has been undergoing structural shifting for many years. Steps have allegedly been taken to mitigate this structural shifting. 

 

As of July 2021, 356 Huron Street was demolished. An engineer's report dated 21 July 2021 states that: "The existing demolition work at 356 Huron Street has significantly decreased the stability of 358 Huron Street to the point that demolition of the structure at 358 Huron Street is required." 

 

The original occupants of 356-358 Huron Street were: 

 

356 Huron Street: A. B. McCallum (lecturer at School of Practical Sciences)  

 

358 Huron Street:  J. M. Reade (Bookkeeper) 

 

 

Year Completed:
Local history book provides date of construction as 1884; properties first appears in City of Toronto Directory in 1885.

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Sources:

Sources

  1. Recollections of a Neighbourhood: Huron-Sussex from UTS to Stop Spadina
    Author - Williams, Nancy and Scott-Baron, Marie
    Date - 2013/2014
    Page - 197

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