Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Building Type: Zoos

Address: 0 Front Street West
Type of Building: Zoos
Name of Building: Harry Piper's Wild Animal Zoo

Dates
Building completed e1870s

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
A Street Called Front 1983 n/a 10-11

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Address: 0 Meadowvale Road
Type of Building: Zoos
Name of Building: Metropolitan Toronto Zoo

Dates
Building completed c1974

Architects: Clifford & Lawrie (firm)
Crang & Boake (firm)
NORR Partnership Ltd. (firm)
Thom Ron
Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden (firm)
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Building 1999 Sep/Oct 6 49 4
Canadian Architect 2001 April 10-13 46 4
Canadian Architect 2000 Jan. 29 45 1
Canadian Architect 1987 March 6 32 3
Modern Canadian Architecture 1983 n/a 180-3

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Address: 0 Winchester Street
Type of Building: Zoos
Name of Building: Riverdale Farm (formerly Zoo)
Notes: Riverdale Zoo officially opened on August 11, 1880. It closed on June 30, 1974, and the animals were shipped to the recently-built Metro Zoo. Shortly after, it was developmed into a Victorian-era farm known as "Riverdale Farm". SEE ALSO: Donnybrook on Winchester Street.

Dates
Building completed 1880-Zoo
Altered 1970s-Farm

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Cabbagetown In Pictures 1984 n/a 20
Cabbagetown remembered 1984 n/a 88-90
Historical Walking Tour of the Danforth 1992 n/a 12