Month: February 2010Page 1 of 2

New Gym coming to the Junction

At Pacific Ave and Dundas St West in the building on the north east corner which has three retail spaces on the ground floor, a new womens gym (where members spouses will be welcomed)…

The Village by High Park, Retail what if?

It’s  the most obvious location for what type of  retail operation? –  a restaurant, a clothes cleaner, a convenience store, a flower store, a dollar store, a hobby store or art store.  But someone…

The Village by High Park, the electrical rooms – photo post

Well this is just as exciting to this author as all the other photos from the blogs tour of the Village by High Park development.  In the photos…

Readying stores St Clair Ave. West and Runnymede Road

Just west of St Clair Ave. west and  Runnymede Road moving towards Jane St on the north side is filling out completely with  the current retail development the north side…

30 Weston Rd. all grinding away

Priestly Demolition grinds up the concrete from  30 Weston Rd.  Bunge plant. Wondering if the clean fill they are creating will be used on site. http://www.priestly.ca/demolition.aspx

the posts with anything more than a headline won't publish today working on fixing it

Lack of sign boards in the Junction causing drive & walk bys?

The cities stringent sign board  rules and cumbersome methods of getting one and keeping one, thrusts an open walk and drive by hole in helping one sheepishly or purposely choose a place to…

Espresso Mi Vida Inc. Sunday Feb.28/10 from 9-10am

Maple Leaf Foods subsid…Canada Bread has found a new home for it's Junction production

1st thanks to commenter A.F for alerting the blog to this lines from the article on CB Business (full article here) Canada Bread picked Hamilton on Wednesday (FEB 17th)  as the…

Weather not to kind to ice rink

The high temperature s have not been kind to ice rink this year for skating, but it is fun to frolic! on.

2920 Dundas St West – Lucky you store

The Lucky You 2920 Dundas St West adult shop (website – www.lucky–you.ca) which caused concern among many many people in the community has presented itself in a wonderful way and not in the manner…

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The fuzzy people have chosen ten top names to rename their community

Over at the South Junction Triangle site they are having an interesting comment discussion about the process and the need (if any), well worth reading. Heres a question…

Victoria-Royce Presbyterian Church conversion photos

The Victoria-Royce Presbyterian Church which is now in full conversion mode into a condominium building appears to taking the existing building quite seriously and incorporating it’s essence into the new use.

Exploring the Tower Automotive building (nee Alcan) on Sterling Rd

Vic Gedris has posted a great photo essay of the building at the South Junction Triangle. it has some good images, and brought back some memories for this…

A day for the  magical effects which change our lives in familyhappy family day

244 High Park Avenue – Committee of Adjustment Hearing

Junction Residents Assoiciation A position post from the Junction Resident Association The stately home located at 244 High Park Avenue was built in 1910.  It has large principal rooms, and…

a time to remember and cherish the happiest moments of  life, we didn’t know.

Gold medal winner – Vesuvio's Pizzeria & Spaghetti House

In the Toronto Stars Pizza Olympics: Who does delivery the best? Vesuvio’s Pizzeria & Spaghetti House is the Gold medal winner – link to Toronto Star article …thanks…

Turning Junction houses into stores

Above a Tokyo store with the approx built volume of Junction row house that is a compact and pleasant store. Can Junction houses be converted into stores such as those…

Fancy A Pint This Weekend? What is a pub in the Junction?

Pubs… people in the Junction seem to passionate  about them. Does the Junction really have pubs and bars that are different from the rest of the city, or do we…

11 police Division Relocation building use?

Over at the Junction RA site there is a discussion going on about what to do with the old police station when the building is no longer required by…

The Village by High Park, firefighters elevator system

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkTN88ANcUg In this video Sean McCaffrey the senior site superintendent for Deltera speaks detailing the features of parts of the firefighters elevator system in the condominium development. The above image shows the firefighters elevator…

Vine Ave truck and employee parking

The Topper textile firm has begun to use the old Canadian Rogers Eastern Limited (CREL) roofing division ….come parking lot as depot for its trucks and employees cars. Increasing the traffic volume along Vine Ave….

parkside drive soil sink still there

For over 2months the soil sink along Parkside Drive and into High Park is still these with traffic barriers redirecting traffic.