City of Markham    
    
   
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
 
Address: 159 MAIN ST N
Original Address:
Property Legal Description: PLAN 18 PT LOT 1 BLK K
Historical Name: The Henry R. Wales House
Heritage Conservation District: Markham Village
Ward: 3
Year Built: 1845 -
Architect Style: Vernacular, Georgian Tradition, Italianate
Heritage Status of Property: Part IV (Individual)
Designation Bylaw: 4-78
Heritage Easement Agreement: Yes
       
History Description
Henry Wales, who with his brother George, established the Phoenix Carriage Works on Markham's Main Street, built this attractive house for his large family. Constructed around a centre hall, it features a Regency verandah, Italianate eave brackets and a Gothic upper window.
 
Contemporary Photograph Heritage Photograph
       
Key Map
Please note that the red boundary is not indicative of the actual heritage area and is only meant to highlight the property the heritage building(s) is located at. For a complete description of the actual heritage property please refer to the Designation Bylaw found above.

   
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