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The Seoul of Koreatown

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
With the approval of a more liberal immigration policy by the Canadian government in 1967 many Koreans settled in the...
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The Former Industrial Triangle of Toronto

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
The history of “The Junction” dates back to the 1880s when the Grand Trunk, Toronto Grey and Bruce and Northern...
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Conveniently Close to the city

Posted on Feb 2, 2016
The Dovercourt Park neighbourhood started as the Village of Dovercourt back in the 1870's. Dovercourt's first tenants were impoverished immigrants...
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The Waterfront Village

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
In the 1800's, Port Union was a growing waterfront village with flourishing ship building and commercial fishing industries, two hotels,...
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Crossroads Community

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
Wexford established in the 1840's as a crossroads community focused around "The Rising Sun Inn," which was located on the...
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Picturesque Suburb of Rouge

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
The neighborhood was principally a rural farming community up until the 1950's, when Highway 401 was built throughout the southern...
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Cliffhanger

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
The Scarborough Bluffs land formation merges the southern boundary of the area and therefore in the 1960's, city planners who...
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Hunting Among the Birches

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
Toronto Hunt Club started to develop the area of Birch Cliff in 1895. Fox Hunts were held at this club...
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Highrises Not Permitted in the Heights

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
Lawrence Heights is situated on the old Mulholland farm. Henry Mulholland was one of North York's first pioneers settling in...
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John Davis' Village

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
Davisville Village is titled after John Davis, who immigrated to Canada from Staffordshire, England in 1840. John Davis was the...
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The Arts and Crafts Beginning of Wynchwood Park

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
Wychwood Park was established by Marmaduke Matthews, a landscape painter who purchased the land in the 1870's. The area was...
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A Little Bit of England Far from England

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
Kingsway Park is located on former Clergy Reserve lands that were conceded to the Church of England in the early...
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A Neighbourhood in Transition

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
The largest farming groups in what would become New Toronto were the Northcote family to the east around where Seventh...
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Etobicoke's Former Postal Village

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
George and Mary Johnston were the first permanent habitant in Islington. They made the exhausting journey from Pennsylvania to Upper...
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The Farming Hamlet of Halton Hills

Posted on Jan 28, 2016
Immigrants from the British Isles were the first settlers of Halton Hills in the early 1800s. By the mid 1800s,...
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May 2016: Massive Surge in Luxury Real Estate Demand in Georgina

Posted on Jun 9, 2016
Continuing the conclusions from last month’s report, higher-end and luxurious properties have played a consistent role in Georgina’s Spring Market....