25 Blythe Street, Hamilton, Ontario
I’m in love with this Victorian row home. This house is character on steroids enhanced by its “antique shop” decor. This jewel field is decked out from corner-to-corner — from wall-to-wall — with objects of magnificence. It seems like a museum of antiquities and is bound to seduce any FRESH BRICK lover who walks within the entrance door. Over asking with furnishings included sounds good to me!
- three Bedrooms + 1 tub
- Exposed Brick Walls
- Plank Flooring
- Original claw foot tub
- Up and coming Stinson neighbourhood (see beneath)
Stinson Neighbourhood, Hamilton, Ontario
Bounded by Main Street East (north), Charlton Avenue East (south), Victoria Avenue South (west) and Wentworth Street South (east).
Named after Thomas Stinson – a Hamilton, Ontario service provider, banker, and landowner. Stinson was born in 1798 close to Drum, County Monaghan, Ireland. In 1822 the Stinson migrated to North America. Briefly staying in Lockport, New York, he moved to Upper Canada in 1826, settling in Clinton Township within the Niagara Peninsula. There he married Margaret Zimmerman, daughter of a Loyalist from the Beamsville, Ontario space.
The Stinsons moved to Hamilton in 1830 and established a dry items, grocery, hardware and crockery enterprise on King Street East within the “Stinson Block”, the primary brick enterprise block in Hamilton. In 1831 he established a department retailer in Dundas, Ontario.
He was an in depth landowner in not solely in Hamilton, Ontario however in addition to Chicago, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Superior City, Wisconsin, which he named. Stinson additionally established the Stinson Bank in 1847 on the nook of James and King William Street in Hamilton. It lasted till 1900.
He died 13 March 1864 at Hamilton, Ontario, and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.
Serviced by eight bus routes, minutes from the GO Terminal, the QEW, HWY 403, and easy accessibility to the Mountain through the Claremont Access or by foot up the 500 steps of the Wentworth Stairs. Stinson is all about location. And with current consideration from high-profile developer Harry Stinson (coincidence in title) and his Stinson School lofts venture, this group is reinventing itself because the new city neighbourhood of Hamilton. Young at coronary heart. Graceful with age.
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