Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Architect: Sheard, Matthew

Place of Birth Toronto
Date of Death Mar3,1910

Address: 118 Yonge Street
Intersection: Adelaide Street East
Type of Building: Retail Stores
Notes: Originally part of the Elgin Buildings, a Georgian terrace built in 1850 by Jesse Kethcham, philanthropist and land developer. Here, William Lyon MacKenzie published the WEEKLY MESSENGER. Altered in 1910 by Matthew Sheard for the Ryrie Brothers jewllers and in 1910 by James Havill for Holt Renffrew & Co.. Restored in 1987 by Sandra Seligman.

Building completed c1880s
Altered 1901, 1910
Restored 1987

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
TRAC : newsletter of the Toronto Region Arch.... 1991 May 26