Author Archives: Trefann

TCHC in the West Don Lands

Toronto Community Housing is planning a 3 building development in the West Don Lands: 589 King Street East (south east corner of King Street East and St. Lawrence Street). An eight storey 128 unit building fronting on King Street is … Continue reading

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Regent Park dirt

Look at these photos; our neighbourhood continues to get “substandard” service from the city. If they were considerate of the existing Trefann Court residents, TCHC and the City of Toronto would be making more effort to promptly clean construction dirt … Continue reading

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Busy Beavers

If you have a large enough machine, you can chop down trees so quickly, that almost no one will notice. Regent Street is to be retained as part of the “New and Improved” Regent Park; too bad the city doesn’t … Continue reading

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from all sides

You likely know that Google Maps will display satellite photos (as well as street views).  One nice feature of Bing aerial photos is the ability to view from several different angles. (when using “angled views”). To demonstrate, here are four … Continue reading

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Old Toronto

If you live in one of Trefann Court’s older houses, and are curious about its history, fire insurance plans are one source of information. These plans provide detailed information about buildings and neighbourhoods. They can be used to determine when … Continue reading

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Regent Park: March 2011

On March 17, several Shuter residents met with TCHC staff, to get an update on the status of Regent Park phase 2 development.  According to TCHC: 444 existing units to be demolished during phase 2 (demolition almost complete) reconstruction to … Continue reading

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Regent Park: Feb 2011

Here is an official summary of Regent Park redevelopment: about Regent Park:  phase 1, phase 2 status building profiles (what has been built to date) In case the above links no longer work, here is a copy of those pages, … Continue reading

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Regent Park demolition

After awarding itself additional density, the City is moving ahead with more Regent Park redevelopment. Lots of demolition happened during the past 2 months, to make way for Regent Park Phase 2 (which includes the new community centre). In mid … Continue reading

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Sherbourne-Shuter puddle

We asked:  “The following problem has existed at the intersection of Sherbourne + Shuter, for at least the past 4 months. In the centre of the northbound lane of Sherbourne St, right at the interscetion of Shuter, there is a … Continue reading

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2010 municipal election

The election date is Monday October 25; the city’s official website provides useful info, such as where to vote, advance polls, getting registered, etc. There was an all candidates meeting Oct 13 (and another one on Oct 14), but otherwise … Continue reading

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