This three-part look will begin with most of its run through the old city of Toronto.
1 - Post Office Station K/site of Montgomery's Tavern
2 - Anne Johnston Health Centre
3 - North Toronto Collegiate Institute
4 - Northern Secondary School
one of the few public buildings in the British Empire to bear the royal mark of King Edward VIII.
Anne Johnston Health Station, a non-profit community health facility named after a longtime city councillor whose municipal career ended in a furor over her support for the controversial Minto Quantum condo towers a few blocks south. A community/NIMBY group put out a call for candidates to run against Johnston in the 2003 municipal election, which resulted in the victory of one of the current key "opposition" figures at city council, Karen Stintz.
it ceased to be at the end of 2008. It appears the South St. Burger chain will be the next occupant.
St. Monica Catholic School. The first portion of the current building was erected in 1925.
North Toronto Collegiate Institute. Established in 1910, the school moved to its current site two years later. My grandmother attended NTCI in the late 1920s.
Tridel's Republic condo development were appearing along the street. Part of NTCI has been demolished, with a refurbished school to be integrated into the complex. This was the first of several proposed condo/school combinations designed to find funding to fix crumbling schools.
Are the additions to the "Notice" sign meant to be helpful or hostile?
NEXT: Mt. Pleasant to Bayview