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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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King and Dufferin 1850 to 2000

Institutions and industry just east of Dufferin St created demand for existing professional and worker housing in Parkdale. Core Architects Inc researched this as part of their unsuccesful proposal to build Highrises at Dufferin and King as reported earlier. I … Continue reading

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6 Noble St. Report & Heritage District Meeting Thursday 7PM

This is a report on the lively 6 Noble St meeting and a short Reminder about the West Queen West Heritage conservation district meeting Thurs June 23rd 7pm at The Theatre Centre 1115 Queen St West. Preserve Our Historic Village! … Continue reading

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Dunn and Dowling Bridges, Good News

The Dunn Avenue bridge will be for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians as well as higher trains. Dowling Avenue bridge will be for pedestrians and bicycles only. The following historical pictures of the Dunn Avenue bridge area, in date order, reflect … Continue reading

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Residents call redevelopment of funeral home on Roncesvalles ‘over-ambitious’

The following article is re posted here with the kind permission of Hilary Caton. Residents voiced their displeasure over plans for a condo at the former location of The Turner & Porter Funeral Home property on Roncesvalles Avenue. Parkdale Villager … Continue reading

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