What Things Cost
Here is a developer’s map from 1885 for the Dupont Dufferin area. If you read the fine print the cost of a lot was $4.50 /square foot or approx. $202.50 for a 45′ x 130′ lot.
Let’s use the inflation calculator to find that amount today. With an average inflation rate 0f 3.05% that amount should be about $6000.00 today!
In reality, a lot of that size would be worth $700,000 or so…