Update regarding 28 Daisy Avenue: Notice of passing of bylaw
Previous posts have discussed 28 Daisy Avenue.
You can find them by clicking on the link at the previous sentence, or through a Google search for “28 Daisy Avenue Preserved Stories.”
I especially like the information that there was a time in the 1910s and later where you could see clear to Lake Ontario from houses in the vicinity of 28 Daisy Avenue and it was not unusual for a horse or cow tro wander over to a house and have a look.
Bill Rawson, who owns the used furniture store on Lake Shore Blvd. West across from the Long Branch Library (the store is closed while the results of a fire in an adjoining property are being addressed) has told me of the time his younger brother, then a baby, was sleeping on the porch of their house, which was in that part of Long Branch. A horse came up to the house and stuck its nose into the baby carriage to have a close look at the baby brother.
Deputy Mayor Doug Holyday, who grew up in Long Branch, has spoken of how cows would come up to the windows of a house north of 28 Daisy Avenue that his grandfather bought in 1919.
The following text is from the City Clerk, City of Toronto:
IN THE MATTER OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT
R.S.O. 1990 CHAPTER 0.18 AND
28 DAISY AVENUE (RICHARD NEWBORN HOUSE)
CITY OF TORONTO, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO
NOTICE OF PASSING OF BY-LAW
Take Notice that the Council of the City of Toronto has passed By-law No. 772-2013 to designate 28 Daisy Avenue (Richard Newborn House) (Etobicoke-Lakeshore, Ward 6) as being of cultural heritage value or interest.
Dated at Toronto, this 27th day of June, 2013.
Ulli S. Watkiss
I notice the name of the City Clerk is Ulli S. Watkiss
ask if husband is named (Roger), if so, I’m his uncle Norman,s widow.
Small world if she is, as there are not very many people with that surname.
I will check, Cairine.