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Foresters: Land of Insurance Enchantment

Remember the good old days – when pops would go to renew his life insurance policy at Foresters, and be gone for two weeks or more? We wouldn’t see hide nor hair of him, but he would send back enchanting … Continue reading

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Early Log School In Don Mills

Do excuse the wrongly-sized photo! I am experimenting with posting from my Hand-Held Telephonic Device and cleaarly have a bit of a learning curve to get over. They didn’t teach me this mobile blogging business at ye olde log cabine school!

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Don Mills: Canada’s Most Modern Integrated Community

Here’s a little something I just found from the Toronto Public Library archives. To have a look and zoom in at all the copy and the pics – including those of of the original office buildings around the area (seen … Continue reading

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Abandoned Don Valley Ski Centre

You used to be able to ski in Don Mills… now, all you can see is the remains of the ski lift (and a few other icky things I’ll leave to to the article to describe).

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Don Mills Dominion Circa 1962 – Now the Metro

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Model Homes: A House With Extra Play Space

From Canadian Homes and Gardens… another pic of a Don Mills home as it was when it was built! By Architect N. R. Stone – a fella I haven’t heard of so far in my research, but he does some … Continue reading

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Another Mid Century Modern Article on

Houzz seems to love Mid Century modern homes… and that’s OK by me! Check out this article here for some great photos of 50’s and 60’s house exteriors.

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