The first laneway housing of Woodview
As demand for the building of new houses continues to rise in Toronto, many are unaware that there once existed a time when housing shortages reached epidemic proportions throughout the entire city.
This occurred at the end of the second world war when military veterans were returning h...
Yesterday and Today: The Felling of Trees
The felling of trees in a forest
By Tim Lambrinos
In 1831, Matthew Griffith of Ireland purchased a large plot of land along Weston Road north of Sheppard. Within this land stood a thick forest that would encompass present day Coral Gable Drive. After his purchase, Griffith began clearing h...