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Sixth Stop: Parking Lot where Long Branch Park Tennis Court stood at Thirty Third St.: May 5, 2018 “Evolution of Long Branch Park” Jane’s Walk

We have learned from Bill Rawson, who for many years ran a used furniture store on Lake Shore Blvd. West, that a tennis court was located where a parking lot for an apartment building on Thirty Third St. is now located. The tennis court was a feature of Long Branch Park for many years. From […]


Team of quick-thinking residents saves the life of muskrat-like creature stuck on Etobicoke Creek Bridge at Marie Curtis Park

On many days, I walk from the vicinity of the Long Branch TTC Loop in Etobicoke (Toronto) to the Small Arms Building in Lakeview (Mississauga) at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East. It’s a walk that I enjoy; over the years I’ve been documenting, at this website, the changes and events that have been taking place […]


Lake Shore Boulevard bridge reconstruction (October 2012)

Below is the text of a recent notice regarding the Lake Shore Boulevard bridge, from the PDF document available the City of Toronto construction information website. The original PDF includes a photo of the underside of the current version of the bridge: public-notice-lakeshore-oct25-12 Rather than using that photo, I’ve posted one of my own. I’ve […]


Barn in background of 1920s Long Branch photo appears to be located on the Smith homestead

(Photo credit: Doris Durance. © Durance family and Robert Lansdale.) Left to right in photo above:  Connie Durance, Cyril Durance, George Durance, Rene Durance, and Florence Morrel. We owe thanks to Barbara Durance for sharing this photo, taken about 1925, with us. The image we have posted is from a 3-inch wide, highly faded photo from the 1920s. Robert […]


David Juliusson comments on demolition of the house, built in 1927, where Marie Curtis lived when she served as Reeve of the Village of Long Branch

The purpose of the current post is to bring attention to the demolition, in June 2018, of the former house of Marie Curtis, who many years ago served as a celebrated, highly regarded elected official at the Village of Long Branch. That is to say, David Juliusson of Long Branch has added a comment at […]


Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines – Text of Final Report, Oct. 26, 2017

Previous posts regrading the topic at hand include: SvN’s Long Branch Character Guidelines was unanimously approved by [Etobicoke York Community] Council last week – Nov. 24, 2017 Novae Res Urbis article (reposted by SvN) Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report passed unanimously by Etobicoke York Community Council The staff report in question, which was […]