Month: November 2011

Lenny Kravitz hired to help design Toronto condo

Lenny Kravitz has been hired to envision a floor for Bisha, a condo-hotel being built at King and Blue Jays…

Toronto Life House of the Week: $6.3 million for a red-brick Georgian mansion in Casa Loma

This one has both a wine cellar and a soda fountain. ADDRESS: 60 Dunvegan Road NEIGHBOURHOOD: Casa Loma PRICE: $6,295,000…

‘Turned a lemon into lemonade’: Condo tower to be built on dormant city-owned property

The City of Toronto is getting into the condo business, so to speak, as an investor in a proposed 75-storey…

Information Booth: The case of the crawling TTC subway trains

Ever wondered why the subway slows down between Summerhill and St. Clair station? The National Post has the answer: They…

House of the Week: $2.8 million for a country home built by one of Canada’s most celebrated architects

Toronto Life’s Home of the Week. This one’s in Caledon, but noted because it was designed by Ron Thom, who…

House of the Week: $3 million for a regal Rosedale mansion on one of Toronto’s most distinguished blocks

Toronto Life’s House of the Week: a $3 Million Rosedale mansion. Built in 1926, it has 6 bedrooms and five…

Grace Kelly at TIFF and more: November eNewsletter

Welcome to the November 2011 issue of my eNewsletter! The TIFF Lightbox is hosting a tribute to Grace Kelly and her classic style,…

Cyd and Syndy’s Story

After selling a large suburban home early this year, we moved into a small downtown condo which we had owned…

Change is Good In The Canadian Mortgage Industry

PropertyWire.ca recently published an interesting article about continuing education for mortgage brokers and agents, including the Financial Services mandatory re-licensing…

Heritage Church At 129 St. Clair West To Be Revamped

  Urbantoronto.ca is a great resource for information on new developments and ‘Then and Now photos of Toronto. Built in…