May 2014 - Toronto ON
The church is an Arts and Crafts building designed by architect and parishioner Eden Smith (1858–1949) and was opened January 17, 1893. The building was altered in 1917 to add a baptistry.
The aesthetic theorist and poet T.E. Hulme attended St. Thomas's while living in Toronto briefly in 1906 after leaving Cambridge University. He is an important figure in Modernist literature, influencing, among others, Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot. The world-famous great English pianist Gerald Moore (1899 – 1987) grew up and obtained most of his music education in Toronto. In his early life he was sub-organist at St. Thomas's.