St Thomas’s Church

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St Thomas’s Church is located at 383 Huron St (on the east side, opposite Washington Ave, south of Bloor St W) in the Huron Sussex neighbourhood of Toronto.

Built in 1892/93, for $20,000 for the land and building, the Anglican church opened for service on January 17, 1893. It was designed by parishioner and renowned Toronto architect Eden Smith in the Arts and Crafts style. A pipe organ by Warren Church Organ Co. was also purchased at the time of opening for $3,000. In 1917, the church’s original architect, Eden Smith, remodelled the interior.

In 1919, the octagonal baptistry with stone-trimmed Gothic windows was added. Beautiful architectural elements of the church include carved woodwork, exposed brick walls and stained glass windows.

St Thomas’s Anglican Church received heritage status from the City of Toronto in 1976 and Ontario Heritage Trust in 1986.

St Thomas’s Church Photos   

2020 - St Thomas's Church at 383 Huron St, on the east side, opposite Washington Ave, south of Bloor St W
2020 – St Thomas’s Church at 383 Huron St, on the east side, opposite Washington Ave, south of Bloor St W
1898 - Sketch of St Thomas's Church at 383 Huron St, on the east side opposite Washington Ave
1898 – Sketch of St Thomas’s Church at 383 Huron St, on the east side opposite Washington Ave (Landmarks of Toronto Volume 4 by J Ross Robertson – 1904)
1912 – The interior of St Thomas's Anglican Church
1912 – The interior of St Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto Public Library R-46)
2021 - Looking northeast towards St Thomas's Anglican Church at 383 Huron St
2021 – Looking northeast towards St Thomas’s Anglican Church at 383 Huron St
2020 – The bell at St Thomas's Church
2020 – The bell at St Thomas’s Church
Between 1980/1998 – Looking east from Huron St and Washington Ave towards St Thomas's Church
Between 1980/1998 – Looking east from Huron St and Washington Ave towards St Thomas’s Church (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 267, Item 33)
2020 – Looking east towards St Thomas's Church door from Huron St and Washington Ave
2020 – Looking east towards St Thomas’s Church door from Huron St and Washington Ave
2021 – Looking east from Huron St towards St Thomas's Anglican Church
2021 – Looking east from Huron St towards St Thomas’s Anglican Church
2020 - St Thomas's Anglican Church plaque
2020 – St Thomas’s Anglican Church plaque
Sketch of the previous St Thomas's Church at the southwest corner of Sussex Ave and Huron St which architect Frank Darling designed - the present-day church was built in 1893 about 91 m or 300 ft to the north at 383 Huron St
Sketch of the previous St Thomas’s Church at the southwest corner of Sussex Ave and Huron St which architect Frank Darling designed – the present-day church was built in 1893 about 91 m or 300 ft to the north at 383 Huron St (Landmarks of Toronto Volume 4 by J Ross Robertson – 1904)
1884 - Goads Map showing the previous location of the St Thomas's Church – we have pointed out the location of the present-day church, built in 1893
1884 – Goads Map showing the previous location of the St Thomas’s Church – we have pointed out the location of the present-day church, built in 1893 (Toronto Public Library)
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