Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Building Name: Kew Gardens

Address: 0 Queen Street East
Type of Building: Parks
Name of Building: Kew Gardens
Notes: Initailly known as "The Canadian Kew Gardens", it was first open to the public in 1879 by Joseph Williams, whos who called his 1853 farm site "Kew Farms". The City paid him $43,200 for the property in 1907 .

Dates
Building completed 1879

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Beach In Pictures, 1793-1932 1988 n/a 26
Historical Walking Tour of Kew Beach 1995 n/a 30-31
Toronto Star 2000 Dec. A21 Sun. 3rd