Monthly Archives: February 2008

330 King East

The neighbourhood’s newest condo marketing billboard (and “de rigueur” slick website) just sprouted at 330 King East: NW corner of King & Parliament. This is a Lamb Development Corp project: “The King East Designer Condominiums”, from $200k – $1.7million. Currently … Continue reading

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alternative to bigger bins?

Toronto wants everyone – downtowners as well as suburbanites – to use large wheeled bins for recyclables, garbage (and eventually, a 3rd large bin for organic waste). This plan was approved in June 2007, but until recently, no recognition that … Continue reading

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Streetcar Developments – Phase 2

As shown on their website, Streetcar Developments has started marketing Phase 2 (510, 512 and 530 King E) of their Corktown developments in Aug 2007. The draft planning report (Feb 2008) provides some more details: an 8-storey mixed use building … Continue reading

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Trefann Homes

Enabling home ownership was an important objective of the Trefann Court Urban Renewal Scheme. All 3 levels of government provided funding for the 17 new houses built in 1974 by the Trefann Homes Corporation (“a non-profit company representative of residents … Continue reading

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Trefann Court history

The founding meeting of the Trefann Court Residents Association was August 11, 1966. Early in their respective careers, four ex-Toronto mayors helped organize this neighbourhood: David Crombie, John Sewell, June Rowlands and Barbara Hall. The Trefann Court area is bounded … Continue reading

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public meeting

A core of motivated Downtown residents is inserting new life into what was once a formidable community group – the Trefann Court Residents’ Association. Our aim is to increase information sharing and provide a forum for Trefann Court residents to … Continue reading

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