Toronto Humane Society, Renovation Old Don Jail, Toronto (1978-1980)
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  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

Toronto Humane Society, Renovation Old Don Jail, Toronto (1978-1980)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 102 drawings (including reprographic copies)
    26 photographic materials
    0.15 l.m. of textual documents
Scope and content:
This project series documents repurposing the Don Jail as a potential site for the Toronto Humane Society, Toronto, Ontario. The office identified the project number as 7815.
The project called for a design that would meet the requirements of the Toronto Humane Society but also preserve the Don Jail. The Toronto Humane Society required a shelter area, clinic area, administration area, and parking.
The project is recorded mostly through drawings with some textual records and photographic materials dating from 1975-1980. There is significant amount of overlap with the Toronto Humane Society, New Building project (AP018.S1.1974.PR09), specifically with regards to documentation regarding fundraising for the project. The drawings show floor plans, elevations, and sections. Photographic materials include images of the Don Jail. Textual records include project documentation, correspondence, and minutes of meeting.
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Material in this project series has been kept in its original order and/or arranged by material type.

Toronto Ontario Canada


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