Duke Lofts

Duke Lofts
125 Napier Street


Designed by local architect Marshall B. Aylsworth and built in 1884 as the East Ward School. An addition was constructed in 1902.


  • 1911 name was changed from East Ward School to Connaught Public School.
  • 1961 children marched to the current Connaught School
  • 1961-1967 Davidson Memorial School, a school for the developmentally challenged.
  • 1970 sold to the Town of Collingwood
  • Addition of a swimming pool and used as a fitness facility
  • 2010 designated as a Heritage Building under Ontario Heritage Act
  • 2012 sold to developer, Greg Knight and restored as four luxury residential condominium units.

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