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1878: School of Practical Science

School of Practical Science Building

The School of Practical Science Building, ca. 1904

University of Toronto Archives, A1965-0004 (6.71)

School of Practical Science (Map)

Address: Demolished (1966)

Architect: Kivas Tully

Date Completed: 1878

Additional Names: School, Skule, Little Red Schoolhouse, Little Red Skulehouse, Engineering Building

U of T's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering had its foundations in the School of Practical Science (SPS). The School of Practical Science was established in 1873 following the passing of an act by the Ontario Government which initiated the creation of a professional school which would be dedicated to engineering education. [1]

1878: School of Practical Science