Monthly Archives: March 2011

BlogTO’s List of Don Mills Restaurants… Short, Not Sweet.

I understand this isn’t a canonical list by any means… but it sure leaves a lot to be desired. I know Don Mills isn’t exactly cuisine central, but hey, where’s Gonoe Sushi! Memories of Japan! The Mongolian Grill! Joey! I … Continue reading

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Flemingdon Park Circa 1961: Amazing Photos From Canadian Homes

I just got back from the Old Paper Show at Wychwood Barns, where I picked up the November 1961 copy of Canadian Homes. Their cover story… ‘Is This How You’ll Live 15 Years From Now?’ focuses on Flemingdon Park. The … Continue reading

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It’s Spring! And a Young Woman’s Mind Turns to Landscaping

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the hedge clippers is? In honour of all that snow melting, here’s some design inspiration to get you thinking about landscaping possibilities for your Don Mills home. All of them … Continue reading

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Model Homes: Modern Semi-Detached

Another in our series of model homes posts – where we look at various styles of Don Mills homes – as they appeared when they were built. ‘Modern Semi-Detached: Semi-detached houses were a gamble in 1954 when single-family homes were in demand. But their compact … Continue reading

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When 75 The Donway Goes… Where Will the Doctors Go?

A Ryerson student who has interviewed me a few times about Don Mills sent me this article she wrote, which has been published on Open File. Definitely worth a read… especially if you use the medical services at 75 The … Continue reading

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