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"Divided it stands: The owner of this house at 600 Parliament St. demanded $100,000 in the late '60s from developers of the sprawling St. James Town complex. So the developers simply built around the house, which stood (right) dwarfed for a decade. But now there's a new owner, new look (left) and new life for the house that refused to die."

Picture, 1985, English

"Divided it stands: The owner of this house at 600 Parliament St. demanded $100,000 in the late '60s from developers of the sprawling St. James Town complex. So the developers simply built around the house, which stood (right) dwarfed for a decade. But now there's a new owner, new look (left) and new life for the house that refused to die."

Picture, 1985, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, Jan. 5, 1985, page A6, to illustrate article by Rosie DiManno, "Home surrounded by highrises gets facelift". House pictured is at 600 Parliament Street, north west corner of Parliament and Wellesley Street East. St. James Town apartment tower seen in rear. (43.668550, - 79.369775)

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Housing - Miscellaneous - 1985-87

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0113590f