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By Frederick H. Armstrong

ISBN-10: 1550020269

ISBN-13: 9781550020267

A urban within the Making examines certian of the occasions that happened within the 19th century Toronto, paying specific cognizance to people who carved a thriving city out of the frontier put up that used to be town of York. (1989)

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Pearson states that the most outstanding residences in the late 1830s were Justice D'Arcy Boulton's Grange, Archdeacon Strachan's Palace, William Allan's Moss Park, Chief Justice John Beverley Robinson's Beverley House, and Attorney-General Henry John Boulton's Holland House. He also noted that the principal residential streets by the end of that decade were, first, Front Street, and, then, Adelaide Street and part of Peter Street. The soldier's diary agrees, remarking that the principal homes were situated on Front Street or in the suburbs.

18 By the 1830s Toronto, in spite of its small population and its lack of great financial resources, was well along the road to becoming much more than a market centre. If we accept Gras's terminology, the city had gone beyond the first stage and entered phases two and three of metropolitan economic growth, even though the great boom in both these stages would not come until the railways were completed in the mid-1850s. The city was also the centre of a growing hinterland which extended throughout most of the settled areas of the province to the north and 47 west, and financially, to an extent, as far as Kingston in the east.

The Courier asserted that, if practicable, such a railway would be of great advantage to persons near its route "who are at present subjected for at least half the year to the terrible annoyance and inconvenience of being dragged over that chain of mudholes called Yonge Street/'3 Nothing further developed at that time; but two years later the idea was revived, with the impetus coming from the Lake Simcoe area rather than the city itself. On June 23,1834 many of the leading inhabitants of Simcoe County held a meeting at the village of Newton, on the Narrows of Lake Simcoe, to discuss how they could improve communications along the line of the old trade route from Toronto to Lake Huron.

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