Find the History of Your House
Interested in when your house was built? Curious about who owned your home before you, or what was on the land a century ago? Here is some information about archival sources that can help you answer these questions.
To see the records, please visit the Archives.
- Fire insurance plans
- Assessment rolls
- City directories
- Building permits
- Aerial photographs
- Council proceedings
- Maps and atlases
Our instructional video is a great way to get you started Researching Your House.
A written guide is also available in PDF format in the following languages (PDF 600KB):