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161 Lisgar Street
Laneway Home for Rent in West Queen West

Welcome to this brand new, two-story laneway house in a prime location in West Queen West. An outstanding alternative to traditional rentals, this home has been carefully designed to maximize natural light throughout. A 2 bedroom home with a spacious floorplan that includes a chef’s kitchen with full sized appliances and abundant storage. The main floor includes a stylish living room and dining area, as well as a discrete powder room and direct access to

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115 Walnut
Unique Mixed Use Building for Sale King West

Sometimes, it’s like working in an ice cream shop:  I so often want what I’m selling!  If I didn’t have an office space that I quite adore, this building would be absolutely perfect.  Go about business on the main floor, and live upstairs in a bright and stylish residence.  Or rent both of the suites until I need a little more space for business… this building provides space for growth. Welcome to 115 Walnut Avenue

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Modern Home for Sale in Lakeview at 1463 Haig Boulevard

While the “devil is in the details”, I’d like to propose that the “glory is in the proportions”.  This home is a final example of this new edict, as evidenced from the moment you walk in.  The proportions of the main floor – from the over-all masses to the unexpected double heights celebrated in the formal living room – carefully balance grandeur and comfort, blissfully celebrating both. Welcome to 1463 Haig Boulevard in the Lakeview

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Unique Modern Rental on Queens Quay

I had the privilege of overseeing the design of this custom home some years ago, and remain extremely pleased with how well this space looks today. A rare penthouse for lease along Toronto’s waterfront. This 2 storey penthouse was custom fitted from the shell, and designed by Toronto’s KPMB Architects. Every aspect of the home – from floorplan, to stair opening, kitchens to bathrooms – was specifically designed to reflect a calming modernity while not

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Laneway Home and Triplex in Queen West For Sale

This property stands out to me as a fine example of the so-called “missing middle”.  It’s the kind of gentle density that responds to the need to create more low-rise living opportunities in the city that push density without compromising the caliber of living space.  Four separate homes – a modest lower level suite, sun-filled main floor, two-level upper suite and self contained laneway suite – provide a range of living options in the core

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Moderenist Toronto Home
Mid-Century Modern Home in Forest Hill for Sale

The late John Bentley Mays wrote about this home in the Globe and Mail, and described the efforts of the homeowners in extensively renovating and reimagining this sturdy home rather than knocking it down.  Mays decreed that “Mr. Kohl [the original architect] can rest easy in his grave, since the Forest Hill house he made has fallen into the hands of people who respect what he did and the design inspirations of his era”. It’s

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