Archive for March, 2011

Thursday $8.2-billion to pay for underground Eglinton line; city on hook for funding expansion of Sheppard subway

Province to state today the project will completely alter the transit city plan from above ground to below ground.

In terms of having an effect on the Junction, it is quite a “thinker” is it will have any benefit or degrading effect. Believe it or not in the 70’s it was common for people from the west part of Eglinton Ave to come the Junction to shop.

.election worries.

New equipment seems be arriving at Junction Rd and Old Weston Rd… Path of the West Toronto Go Transit line

A rather large machine has appeared… Us this ready-mint for the soil removal out of the pounded in shoring?

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Views of the new 11 division

Above the doorway the only original windows left.

Green Source – January/February 2011 issue has Toronto based articles


The magazine has an interesting issue with some content on the change of industrials buildings and sites in Toronto into different uses.

Artist based digital printing and mounting business on St Clair In the Junction

Tumaxco at 2561 St Clair W. Offers a printing and mounting service for artists, offering a great selection of printing materials.

As an artist this author really is happy such a entity has placed itself in the Junction.

I will be using it

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Old city of Toronto washroom site for sale for $1,200,000.00



On this lot sat for decades a public washroom operated by the city of Toronto. Just north of Dundas St West, on Keele St and facing east it one of the biggest empty lots in the Junction.

406 Keele Street zoning rights include many uses including Bank, Community Health Centre, Brewery, School, Artist, Live/Work. (I1 D2) It has   19.43 Metres of frontage and a depth of 48.84 Metres.

A couple of weeks ago a team were taking soil samples from the site.


Tea blends – new retail in the junction

Great to see a tea shop in the Junction.

It is positioned in an area of the Junction that is unserved when compared to the Pacific av. To Mc Murray Av. Stretch.

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Love the Junction Res…Assoc (JRA)'s Aways was choice in their current poll

The poll current at the Junction residents Assoc site has a choice that is simply wonderful… the choice being “alway was” To vote click here



JRA article on

Link to article

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