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Macdonald Manufacturing Company Building
photo credit, courtesy of Bob Krawczyk

AT RISK INFORMATION
At risk status:
This building is at risk

Info:
Crazy Tax policies are threatening the survival of the business model and the building. Designation may not be enough to resist the financial and redevelopment pressures.

BUILDING INFORMATION
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Name & Location
Macdonald Manufacturing Company Building
401 Richmond Street West
Entertainment District, Toronto

OTHER IDENTIFICATION
Notes:
This building was completed in stages between 1899 and 1923 for the Macdonald Manufacturing Company, who were tinware lithographers.

Status:
Completed

Year Completed:
unknown

MAP:

Companies:
The following companies are associated with this building

BUILDING DATA
Floors:
4

Type:
Industrial

Current use:
Cultural

Heritage:
Heritage property

Sources:

Sources

  1. Inventory of Heritage Properties
    Author - City of Toronto
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  2. Link to Designation Reports and Photographs
    Author - Heritage Preservation Services
    Date - January 16, 2007
    Notes - Includes photographs and Reasons for Designation
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  3. Reasons for Designation
    Author - Heritage Preservation Services
    Date - undated
    Document - Reasons for Designation-401 Richmond Street W
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  4. 401 Richmond Street W - Website
    Author - Urbanspace Properties
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  5. Contract Record, 10 May 1899, 4
    Author - Autobiographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada
    Date - 10 May 1899
    Page - 4
    Notes - MacDONALD MANUFACTURING CO., Catherine Street [now Richmond Street West], west of Peter Street, large brick factory, 1899 (C.R., x, 10 May 1899, 4). This industrial complex is now known as “401 Richmond Street West”
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