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Renovating The Movie House Loft

The Yucky Part 2 of Renovation

March 8th, 2011 | House And HomeRenovating The Movie House LoftCollege Street/Little Italy

So it's near 30 days since I wrote about my trials and tribulations at the Movie House during its first month of a redo. If you're new to my blog, I'm taking my twelve year old 'builder's grade' sliver of a loft located in College Street's vintage Movie House Conversion and turning it into… Read Full Entry

The Yucky Part Of Renovation

February 10th, 2011 | House And HomeRenovating The Movie House LoftCollege Street/Little Italy

So it’s been a month since we vacated The Movie House and the reno is well underway. The space is empty of almost all the ubiquitous builder-grade fittings except the solid maple floors which will be refinished, the soaking tub, and the ‘rainbow slate floors’ in the washrooms which I gotta… Read Full Entry

Welcoming Habitat For Humanity

January 26th, 2011 | House And HomeReal EstateRenovating The Movie House LoftCollege Street/Little Italy

Back in 1999 (see photo above), after three years of a detailed retrofit, the third adaptive reuse conversion I was engaged on became registered as 'The Movie House' condominium. Located in Toronto's Little Italy on the northwest corner of College Street and Euclid Avenue, this former Metropolitan Review Cinema became an intimate 18 unit… Read Full Entry

Home Sweet Temporary Home

January 14th, 2011 | House And HomeRenovating The Movie House LoftStyle Enhancement Staging

Three days ago I was up to my eye balls in stress while a barrage of boxes and furniture negotiated by three strapping movers crossed the threshold of my temporary vintage apartment in The Annex. As each mover passed I barked the room where each item was destined and, to… Read Full Entry