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Queen St. N. 0108 (House, red brick,  "Sonneck House")  <font size="2" color="blue">Designated</font> Kitchener 

Queen St. N. 0108 (House, red brick, "Sonneck House") Designated Kitchener

1868 - 2011

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  • Nickname  Sonneck House 
    Birth  constructed Abt 1868  108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Unknown 
    Designated Historical Building  108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Purpose  1912-1924  108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Residence - L. J. Breithaupt 
    Died  still standing 2011 
    Parcel Information  2012  108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Address 108 QUEEN ST N,
      CITY OF KITCHENER Property Code Category RESIDENTIAL Survey Description PLAN 401 PT LOT 9 PLAN 374 PT LOT 191 RP 58R14995 PTS 3 4 Acres 0.46 Roll Number 301202000220300 Teranet PIN 223150305
    Person ID  I305  Buildings and Organizations
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2012 

  • Photos
    Sonneck House
    Sonneck House
    From: Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912
    108 Queen St. North, Kitchener, Ontario 1912
    108 Queen St. North, Kitchener, Ontario 1912
    From: Berlin Celebration of Cityhood - Issued by Authority of the City. Berlin Ontario, Issued in Commemoration of its Celebration of Cityhood July 17th 1912.

  • Notes 
    • Named "Sonneck" this house was built in 1874 as a leased residence by Louis Brethaupt. Two stories and made of brick it is one of the last homes in Kitchener, owned by Louis Breithaupt's eldest son, Louis Jacob and was purchased upon his marriage. Strong Italianate features reflect Breihaupt's American architectural background. It contained some of best stained glass in the city. In 1978 it was recorded as being in very good condition.

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      108 Queen St. North 'Sonneck'

      A large impressive Italianate mansion set in extensive grounds. The house is of a basic L shape, to which are added a number of projecting bays, with partial return pediment tops. The woodwork of the house is still in place, the heavy cornice and double brackets, as well as that on the two bay windows. The back and side porches both are original. The front porch, however, has been enclosed as a vestibule, with a Neo Classic Revival porch in front of it. The balustrade above has been replaced by one of modern iron. The brick has been painted. The original house was of red brick with white stone quoins and lintels. The main losses are the roof belvedere, and ornaments, and the wrought iron fence which originally surrounded the property. Built in the late 1860's, the house was for many years the home of L. J. Breithaupt and is one of the very few remaining mansions of the leaders of nineteenth century Berlin.1a

      1aC. R. Cornish, "An Architechtural Survey of Berlin, The Centre Area"; report to Kenneth McLaughlin Professor, 1979; Kitchener Public Library.

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] Directory - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Vernon Directory 1923-1924.

    2. [S26] Book - Berlin Celebration of Cityhood, City of Berlin, (1912, Berlin, Ontario, Canada).

    3. [S15] GIS - Region of Waterloo Locator GIS Locator.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - constructed Abt 1868 - 108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDesignated Historical Building - - 108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPurpose - Residence - L. J. Breithaupt - 1912-1924 - 108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsParcel Information - 2012 - 108 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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