A CITY IN THE MAKING. PROGRESS, PEOPLE & PERILS IN VICTORIAN TORONTO.

By: Armstrong, Frederick H.

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358 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w illustrations and map endpapers. Contents: The New City in 1834: The Physical Layout; A Rising Metropolis; Developing Communications: The First Railway Venture; The Most Controversial Torontonian: William Lyon Mackenzie; The Scottish Immigrant, The Family Compact, and Vertical Mobility: The Rise of the Carfrae Family; Evolving Multiculturalism: The Toronto's Black Community in the Late 1840's; Capt. Hugh Richardson and Toronto's Lake Communications; An Ambulatory Architect: William Hay; The Unwitting Philanthropist: The Curious Case of Andrew Mercer; The First Great Fire, 1849; The Rebuilding After the First Great Fire; The Second Great Fire, 1904. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds.

Title: A CITY IN THE MAKING. PROGRESS, PEOPLE & PERILS IN VICTORIAN TORONTO.

Author Name: Armstrong, Frederick H.

Categories: Canada - Architecture, Canada - Biography, Canada - Toronto,

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1988

ISBN Number: 1550020269

ISBN Number 13: 9781550020267

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 24299

Keywords: Toronto, Canadian cities, Victorian era, Union Station, William Hay, Andrew Mercer, Hugh Richardson, Carfrae, Fires, Baldwin, Banks, Blacks, Jarvis, Mackenzie, Churches, Immigration, Strachan, York, Yonge Street.,