Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

2 Wellesley Place, Asking price: $3.2-million. In 1899, Rupert Simpson was a businessman and co-owner of the city’s first knitting mill, Toronto Knitting and Yarn Factory. Mr. Simpson hired Toronto architect Charles Gibson to design a house and stable in the area surrounding Jarvis and Wellesley, where many business titans had grand estates. Mr. Gibson designed the three-storey house in the Romanesque Revival style. The house is built of red brick on a sandstone base.
2 Wellesley Place, Asking price: $3.2-million. In 1899, Rupert Simpson was a businessman and co-owner of the city’s first knitting mill, Toronto Knitting and Yarn Factory. Mr. Simpson hired Toronto architect Charles Gibson to design a house and stable in the area surrounding Jarvis and Wellesley, where many business titans had grand estates. Mr. Gibson designed the three-storey house in the Romanesque Revival style. The house is built of red brick on a sandstone base.

Map: 2 WELLESLEY PLACE, TORONTO Add to ...

Follow us on Twitter: @globeandmail

In the know

Most popular videos »

Highlights

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular