A Bit More Detail

Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings

[URBAN NOTE] Three blog links about people and buildings and neighbourhoods from the past of Toronto

  • Chris Bateman at Spacing Toronto describes the history of Toronto’s first skyscraper, the Beard Building at King and Jarvis.
  • Erin Sylvester at Torontoist explores the life of Grace Bagnato, an Italian Canadian who was one of Toronto’s first court interpreters.
  • Azzura Lalani commemorates in the Toronto Star the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic of Rathnelly, in midtown Toronto.
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