Latlng: (43.851481, -78.925488)

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Brick Skeleton

Whitby, Ontario

Location Owner The Duke
Creation Date Jun 07 2013
Status Abandoned
Category Commercial
Location Whitby, Ontario
Site number #8029

Not sure what this is. Went inside and found nothing but a brick frame. It's beautiful and the masonry is awesome but couldn't find any history, number and/or any other information about this property.

Latlng: (43.851481, -78.925488)

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Unknown User The Whitby pumphouse has been something of a white elephant for decades. In the 1990s there was talk of converting the remaining structure into a waterfront restaurant, which never came to anything. In 2017, the area was actually zoned to accomodate a commercial (restaurant) building. The latest plans would keep the existing structure while adding on to it, including a patio balcony. According to local news outlets, in 2019 the construction company hired to complete the plans and build backed ou
Jul 20 2020
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itsme picture of it in the winter of 1942: http://images.ourontario.ca/whitby/details.asp?ID=44227
Sep 18 2013
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donjeep The Waterworks pump house was built in 1904 on the lakeshore between Whitby Harbour and Heydenshore Park. An additional pump house was built o the east of this building in 1959. The original building ceased to be used when a third pump house was completed in 1978. Courtesy of Whitby Public Library site.
Jun 10 2013
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Asher Deist This has been around for a very long time. I used to bike by it in the early 2000's
Jun 08 2013
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The Duke The Work Department (Whitby Water Supply Plant) is next door. Didn't see any intakes so didn't want to assume.
Jun 08 2013
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clay70 I am using logic--was this the old water plant? the new one is nearby
Jun 08 2013
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UnLeashed_Photography Call the city hall, I'd think that someone there can tell you what it originally was. Probably a plant of some sort.
Jun 08 2013