Category Archives: Roncesvales

Properties that we Recommend for listing and Eventual Designation

The Sunnyside Historical Society has agreed on this list of Properties that we recommend for immediate listing and eventual designation. We considered all of Roncesvalles to Dundas and across Dundas to Sorauren plus some nearby areas. Toronto City Council has … Continue reading

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421 Roncesvalles Ave Needs Heritage Designation

Development is at the northern gates of Roncesvalles Village. We are concerned. Sunnyside Historical Society presentation to the Toronto Preservation Board Jan 26, 2017. Result: The Board passed the motion. Next Councillor Gord Perks will take it to Toronto City … Continue reading

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High Park Library Turns 100 with Skits About Carnegie and The Parkdale Connection

To celebrate 100 years since the opening of the High Park Library we had a, sometimes revealing and sometimes hilarious, look at how our High Park and Parkdale Libraries Came about. Here are the highlights. Reference Lost Toronto: Blue Mechanics … Continue reading

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What To Save? Re: Roncesvalles Dundas Planning Study

Planning Study announcement is now at the end of this article. Proposed for Conservation Here is what may be most valuable. What do you think? Comments please. What Roncesvalles Avenue used to look like. Posted by Derek Flack / July … Continue reading

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Architectual Walk and Urban Planning in Roncesvalles Village.

Colonel O’Hara planned Roncesvalles Avenue in 1860, but was there a Mississauga trail to Fort Rouille there first? Would Robert Home Smith and Jane Jacobs have differed when assessing Roncesvalles Village planning? To be explored in future articles. A new … Continue reading

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Roncesvalles Ave west side

We start at the lake shore and walk north on the west side.  Click any picture to start where you wish. Let us know how you like it.

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Roncesvalles Ave east side

We start at Dundas and walk south on the east side.  

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