City of Markham    
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
Address: 16 JOHN ST
Original Address:
Property Legal Description: CON 1 PT LOT 30 BEING LOT 2 N/S JOHN ST. PLAN 71
Historical Name: Cook House
Heritage Conservation District: Thornhill
Ward: 1
Year Built: 1879
Architect Style: Gothic Revival, Ontario Classic
Heritage Status of Property: Part V (Heritage)
Designation Bylaw:
Heritage Easement Agreement: No
History Description
Said to be the former home of Mrs. Jane Cook, a 19th century inn-keeper, located on the Vaughan side of Yonge Street. At the time of one of Yonge Streets widenings, the house, which stood next to the inn, was relocated to the present location. It may have been quite different originally: see comments below.
Contemporary Photograph Heritage Photograph
Key Map
Please note that the yellow polygon symbol 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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