Ward’s Island, Algonquin Island, Centre Island, Hanlan’s Point, Billy Bishop our downtown island airport et al—I’ve read over and over about the glory of Chicago’s waterfront and how Toronto has messed up; I disagree. I’ve been to Chicago, I’ve flown in and I’ve driven in, it’s a lovely waterfront, plenty of green, it’s certainly a … More Island Vibes
Take this as a bit of how-to inspiration (maybe? hopefully?) geared to the buyer who really wants to live in Toronto, to enjoy what urban life offers—vibrant, amenity laden neighbourhoods, easy access to everything, including transit; of course ‘vibrant’, amenities galore directly correlates to price here in the city. Detached or semi your target? If you … More Less is More
The holiday season: a time for family, friends, reflection. I love Christmas, sure there can be frenzied schedules, it’s always a challenge to fit everyone in, but the pace of days slows, the world seems to take a deep pause December 25th (I love that!), there’s food, drink, merriment and time for gratitude. Many of us have … More Happy Holidays!
Bit of a blog break here, I’ve been rather occupied with a life challenge—I’ve been through the downsizing of elderly parents but I’m tackling my own, twenty-five years early. Four years ago we sold our small, rather typical, but fabulous, Toronto semi in the east end (always an east ender here) to shuffle off to … More Does Size Matter?
Hamilton is scoring lots of attention these days: revitalizing, growing, there’s new development and we’re one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, all good. Something else that’s been garnering attention, deservedly, is the 541 Eatery & Exchange on Barton St E. Yes for many Barton has been an artery you drive along, … More The Best New Thing in Hamilton?
Originally posted on Rebuild Hamilton:
With a mixture of both neo-classical and contemporary design, the double-height lobby at The Royal Connaught has been brought back to its former glory and then some.Surrounded by six, two-storey corinthian columns, the sheer size and pure white paint not only makes the columns pop, but also help define the…