St Basil’s Catholic Parish

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St Basil’s Catholic Parish is located in Toronto at the University of St Michael’s College at 50 St Joseph St (at Bay St on the northwest corner).

Built in 1856, architect William Hay designed the church in the Gothic Revival style and in 1886, architect Albert Asa Post added the steeple. The church received heritage status from the City of Toronto in 1973.

St Basil’s Catholic Parish Photos    

2021 - St Basil's Catholic Parish at the University of St Michael's College at 50 St Joseph St
2021 – St Basil’s Catholic Parish at the University of St Michael’s College at 50 St Joseph St
1975 - Looking northwest towards St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church
1975 – Looking northwest towards St. Basil’s Roman Catholic Church (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 3, Item 43)
Sketch of the St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church - the present-day building
Sketch of the St. Basil’s Roman Catholic Church – the present-day building (Landmarks of Toronto Volume 4 by J Ross Robertson – 1904)
2021 – Looking west at the entrance to St Basil's Catholic Parish at 50 St Joseph St
2021 – Looking west at the entrance to St Basil’s Catholic Parish at 50 St Joseph St
1950s - St Basil's Catholic Parish at 50 St Joseph St, looking northwest - built in 1856
1950s – St Basil’s Catholic Parish at 50 St Joseph St, looking northwest – built in 1856 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 297)
1922 – The interior of St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church
1922 – The interior of St. Basil’s Roman Catholic Church (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 58)
1922 – The entrance and organ on the interior of St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church
1922 – The entrance and organ on the interior of St. Basil’s Roman Catholic Church (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 59)
1950s - Looking northwest from Bay St towards St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church at 50 St Joseph St
1950s – Looking northwest from Bay St towards St. Basil’s Roman Catholic Church at 50 St Joseph St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 296)
1975 - Looking northeast towards St. Basil's Roman Catholic Church at 50 St Joseph St - notice the Sutton Place Hotel in the background
1975 – Looking northeast towards St. Basil’s Roman Catholic Church at 50 St Joseph St – notice the Sutton Place Hotel in the background (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 3, Item 44)
2021 - St Basil's Catholic Parish heritage plaque
2021 – St Basil’s Catholic Parish heritage plaque
Source
  • City of Toronto Heritage Register: 50 St Joseph St
  • Current Photos: Denise Marie for TorontoJourney416
  • Vintage Photos: City of Toronto Archives & Landmarks of Toronto: Volume 4 by J Ross Robertson (1904)

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