GLEN ROAD’S OLD VICTORIANS ARE UNDER WRAPS AS WORK GOES ON TO SAVE THEM

GLEN2After about 45 years of neglect, an abandoned row of heritage brick houses is on the road to recovery. The Glen Road homes sit a few hundred metres from upscale Rosedale to the north, and the towers of St. James Town to the south.  <PHOTO BELOW – what’s under the tarp>

glenroad2JOHN BENTLEY MAYS in the Globe and Mail: “(the area) survived the wrecking ball possibly due to the presence of St. Simon the Apostle Church, and remains today a remnant block of buildings from a larger Victorian neighbourhood that once existed.”

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