There’s Gold In Them Thar Walls

Renaissance Fine Homes developer Matthew Garnet was tearing down the walls of the Maclean House at 7 Austin Ter. when his team stumbled upon a discovery as good as gold. Literally. “Even when we did an assessment of all the materials in the building, nobody knew what was there because it was behind a wall,” he explained. “So when the … [Read more...]

Casa To Become Casino?

How does Casino Loma sound? Don't bet on it just yet. It may sound farfetched, but at least one member of the public with ties to the historic castle has visions of Toronto’s second most popular attraction potentially becoming a whole lot more popular. Real estate broker Trelawny Howell, whose great uncle Sir Henry Pellatt built the castle, … [Read more...]

Casa Loma’s New Keepers At The Gate

Trelawny Howell sits on a lawn chair behind Toronto’s castle on the hill, decked out in a flowing beige dress with immaculately styled hair and makeup. She looks as out of place among the casually attired students and tourists as does the department store patio set against the grand backdrop of the Edwardian-era castle. The chairs, she comments, … [Read more...]