History of 109 Cornell

Built in 1915, this home was designed by Mr. Harold Carter, an acknowledged Gothic architect, recognized for the design of the “Three Sisters” as well as St-Nicholas Birch Cliff Anglican Church located at the corner of Kingston road and Manderley.   


While residing at 117 Cornell Avenue, Mr. Carter designed and built 109 Cornell for his eldest son and a few years later built 115 Cornell.  


Biography of Harold Carter


This home is truly a well designed home for a family, with generous space allocated to each room.  The layout flows seamlessly.   


Previous owners of the home, range from a renownd Jazz instrument player to one of the first pool contractors in Toronto. Hence, the beautiful solid cement in-ground pool added in the early 1960’s. 


The home was restored by the current owners to highlight its unique charm and character.