139-145 Front Street East In 1867, William Davies built a two storey brick building here and established the first large meat-packing house in Toronto. J. & J. Taylor Safeworks purchased the building in 1871, and as the business flourished, added two storeys and an addition to the west and south. The buildings were renovated in 1978-80 as part of the revitalized historic St. Lawrence District.
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Plaque № 6530
by Toronto Historical Board in 1984
|Location||139-145 Front Street East, Toronto, ON, Canada
|Subject||William Davies (1831 – 1921)|