Category Archives: Architecture

1221 King St W. Parkdale Residents rally against 19- and 21-storey condos, 2015-11-29

Hilary Caton has kindly allowed  her articles to be reporduced here, from Parkdale Villager     ByHilary Caton It’s disrespectful, it’s a monstrosity of a building and it will ruin the neighbourhood. Parkdale residents gave this blunt feedback to Lifetime … Continue reading

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Dufferin & King W Development Meeting Thurs 7 pm 171 Dunn

The City is holding a Community Consultation meeting where you can learn more about this application, ask questions and share your comments. Thursday, October 29, 2015,  7:00pm – 9:00pm Place:  Parkdale United Church (Church Hall at 171 Dunn Avenue) Proposal … Continue reading

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1249 Queen St W, Rhino, Preserving Sexy Old Bricks

As Parkdale Village reaches 135 years some of our bricks need help. (The ‘Beaty Ave Toronto‘ article has been upgraded. Come and see.)

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WEST QUEEN WEST PLANNING STUDY MOVEMENT ISSUES MEETING, Monday

Meeting Date: March 30, 2015 Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm Place: Senhor Santo Cristo Catholic School – Gymnasium, 30 Humbert Street Humbert Stret is betweeen Dovercourt and Ossington, north of Queen Stret West.   My thoughts on Preserving Our Historical … Continue reading

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Architecture and Attitudes in Parkdale,1870s – 1900s.

Dates, Architectural Styles and Attitudes.to 1870 Short lived frame buildings.1870s Rural Ontario Polychrome. Reformers.1880s Second Empire and Polychrome. Reformers.1885s  Romanesque, Conservatives.1890s Greek and Richardson Romanesque, Torontonians 1900s Queen Anne, Toronto trends. The rural area south of Brockton in 1850 became … Continue reading

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