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Excavating The History Of Toronto’s Avenue Road

March 20th, 2019 | City LivingReal EstateMidtownYorkville / Summerhill / Rosedale

When you look at the composition of a city like Toronto, you tend to think about the streetscapes, housing stock, and community vibes. Equally important, but perhaps less considered, are some of the roadways, highways, and byways that define the momentum and accessibility of the city; they are not only essential… Read Full Entry

Toronto Loves The CN Tower (And So Do I!)

March 15th, 2019 | City LivingReal EstateYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

If you ask me, no landmark represents Toronto more than the CN Tower which - from 1976 until 2007 - reigned as the world's tallest structure until the engineering marvel Burj Khalifa in Dubai took the crown. Even so, it still retains a spot in the top 10 tallest structures in… Read Full Entry

Still Lives In Architecture By Stefan Berg At United Contemporary Gallery

March 1st, 2019 | City LivingYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleThe DanforthAnnex / South Annex / Seaton Village

When you tap into the nuances of housing and home - from visual and experiential levels - it's a source of reflection and inspiration. After all, dwellings are non-verbal signs defining and communicating who we are - just like the contents within. Because we know that our identities, both social and… Read Full Entry

Dining In Style At Yorkville’s Sassafraz

February 20th, 2019 | City LivingRestaurantsYorkville / Summerhill / Rosedale

Never underestimate the sweet pleasure of an excellent meal; truly good food can elevate your mood and remind you of the simple pleasures in life. Throw in a beautiful atmosphere and engaging company, and youd be hard-pressed to find anything more satisfying.  
*Restaurant image courtesy Ben Rahn… Read Full Entry

Chef Mark McEwan Opens Gourmet ‘Grocerant’ At Yonge and Bloor

February 6th, 2019 | City LivingYorkville / Summerhill / Rosedale

For those living an urban life, there are day-to-day amenities and then there are lifestyle-enhancing amenities that provide an extra "je ne sais quoi" that can transition your day from good to great! And when those perks are served up with a dash of charm and a heaping side of convenience… Read Full Entry

Housing As A Symbol Of Self

January 3rd, 2019 | House And HomeReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

Have you ever walked down a Toronto avenue, admiring the wide variety of homes and pondering who might dwell within? "I wonder who lives there...". I do! Every day. In the original City of Toronto, there is so much cultural, economic and social diversity stamped on our existing housing stock, most… Read Full Entry

Explore An Architectural Landmark: The Toronto Reference Library

October 23rd, 2018 | City LivingYorkville / Summerhill / Rosedale

There are plenty reasons to visit one of Toronto's 100 libraries... besides the free Wi-Fi. Take the Toronto Reference Library for example. Yes, on any given day, it's mostly students zipping up and down the library's 5 floors, but you certainly don't have to be a student to enjoy what… Read Full Entry

Edwardian Residential Architecture In Toronto

October 19th, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

One of the many benefits of living in Toronto is the beauty of our vintage housing stock. While older residences will require additional maintenance and repair simply because of their longevity, the high style patina and architectural touches that lend the unique character to these homes are truly immeasurable. No… Read Full Entry

Coveting Comfort Food At Wish Cafe & Bar On Charles Street

October 12th, 2018 | City LivingRestaurantsYorkville / Summerhill / Rosedale

Wish you were here!     Sitting on the open air front patio of Wish Cafe & Bar - pairing a glass of wine with evening people watching - feels beachy and a little bit Hollywood. The atmosphere is an endearing combination of being 'in the centre of it all',… Read Full Entry

Gentrification, Densification, And The History Of Toronto Real Estate

August 1st, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

As I move into my 26th year as a realtor - trading in property across the central core from The Beach west to The Kingsway, and from Harbourfront north to Hogg’s Hollow - I've witnessed an enormous change in the 42 city neighbourhoods which encompass my business. I've experienced this… Read Full Entry