Keeping history alive

March 26, 2010

It has been said that while we often regret what we build and what we tear down, we never regret preserving anything. An energetically realized preservation by the owners of this Stanley
Street home, with its heritage designation and historic provenance – once part of a row of houses occupied by managers of the great estate of Canadian railway tycoon William Cornelius Van Horne – is ample evidence of this. Situated as the street rises up toward the mountain, once
facing Van Horne’s tragically destroyed greystone mansion with its ornate greenhouses…Full article available upon request.
Journalist: Donna Nebenzahl