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DEVELOPINGS: Developments on your doorstep (Spring 2022)

April 11th, 2022 · Comments Off on DEVELOPINGS: Developments on your doorstep (Spring 2022)

New and continuing developments in the Annex

with files from HENRY WIERCINSKI, Annex Residents’ Association 
Photos by BRIAN BURCHELL, renderings from developers’ and city’s websites

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NEWS: Affordable housing brought to Bathurst (Feb. 2020)

February 27th, 2020 · Comments Off on NEWS: Affordable housing brought to Bathurst (Feb. 2020)

Feds invest $200 million

Due for occupancy in 2022, the redevelopment at Bathurst and Bloor by Westbank Corp. dubbed Mirvish Village, will house an increased affordable housing component thanks to a $200 million financial contribution by the federal government. COURTESY WESTBANK CORP.

By Tanya Ielyseieva

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Top four empty spaces in the Annex (and one you may have thought was empty but isn’t)

September 15th, 2011 · 10 Comments

By Julia Manoukian

287 Brunswick Ave.

287 Brunswick Ave. was once home to one of the area’s wealthiest real estate owners. Anne Racz, better known as Annie of the Annex, invested in a great deal of real estate in and around Toronto with her husband, Leslie Racz. Her entire estate, which is rumoured to be valued at $80 million, was left to her common-law partner, Rich Martyniuk, after she passed away in July 2004. Strangely, the property is listed as occupied, under Leslie Racz’s name.

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