5 Haunted Sites in Toronto And Their Stories

3814013686_4b3cd19aa1_bWe’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: our area is rich with history and so is much of Toronto. We love being surrounded by so many interesting historical buildings. There are also many historical buildings that have some interesting folklore around them. Now that it’s October, it’s the perfect time to take a peek at some of these allegedly haunted places. Continue reading

Our Historical Neighbourhood: St. James Cathedral

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Amidst the hustle and bustle of the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood is so much history and heritage, and we love to dig deep into what things used to be like here many years ago. Our area is home to a lot of special buildings, one of the earliest being St. James Cathedral. There is so much to admire about this building and there is nothing we love more than strolling through St. James Park and taking in the beautiful exterior of the Cathedral.

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Step Inside: The St. Lawrence Hall

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Built in 1850, the St. Lawrence Hall is one of our favourite historical buildings in the neighbourhood. It was originally built to serve the crème de la crème of Toronto for social gatherings and special events, and is considered to be the city’s first official cultural centre. Fast forward over 150 years later, and it’s still used for a number of different events all year round. Continue reading

Meet the Architect: Peter Clewes & architectsAlliance

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We’re beyond excited to have Peter Clewes and his team at architectsAlliance working on our project. Clewes has been a leading architect through Toronto’s condo boom over the last decade or so, is an innovative creator, and knows our city well, so there was no question that our developer Cityzen wanted to work with him on this contemporary addition to our city’s oldest neighbourhood. Continue reading