Friday, March 7, 2014

A Yorkville Home

While walking to the Icefest in theYorkville neighbourhood I had a nice tour of some of the wonderfully restored old homes found there. Yorkville is located just east of the Annex and could be called East Annex. This home was built in 1875 and is historically designated and is thought to be one of the first examples of the Toronto style "Bay-n-Gable" which can be found all over the city in semi-detached homes from the early 20th century. I think the sun porch and those round structures along the side are more recent additions but can't be sure. 

18 comments:

Andy said...

This used to be the suburbs,

Karen said...

Oh, I always wanted to live in a house like this!

cieldequimper said...

I actually like those additions, they add some umphh to it and it must be wonderful to be able to sit there with a good book, a cuppa something and watch the falling snow!

Sharon Anck said...

This house is truly a beauty.

TexWisGirl said...

pretty place! i'd love to sit in that sun room.

John @ Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Can only imagine what the interior is like. Like stepping back into time maybe?

PerthDailyPhoto said...

It's a beautiful old home Pat.. American houses always seem so big.. makes my wee house look like a cottage :)
p.s. not really sure what the red circles are for Pat, it's a temporary bus station so they might end up being part of the new crossover.

Revrunner said...

Even if they are additions, they've been blended into the rest of the structure fairly well.

llandudnopictures said...

It's a great looking old place, very homely.

Lúcia said...

It is a beautiful house and you captured from a good angle! ;-)

Jackie Mc Guinness said...

Lovely home!

Laura. M said...

I like it more than those built modern.
Have a good weekend!

William Kendall said...

The architectural style is very appealing!

Randy said...

That's a big home. Nice but a little too big for me.

La sonrisa de Hiperión said...

Encantador blog el tuyo, un placer haberme pasado por tu espacio.

Saludos y buen fin de semana.

José Mendonça said...

What a great house!

EG CameraGirl said...

Really cool!

Jack said...

Fabulous house, RedPat. The round parts on the side do look a bit out of place. I would wager that they are add-ons, but who knows?