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A hard road to adding gentle density to increase Toronto’s housing supply

December 20, 2022
THE GLOBE AND MAIL JOHN LORINC DECEMBER 16, 2022 SOLARES ARCHITECTURE As Toronto sets out to loosen development...

Rental of the Week: $5,000 for an Upper Beaches semi with a 150-year-old tree in the backyard

December 7, 2022
TORONTO LIFE ANDREA YU DECEMBER 6, 2022 It also comes with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a rooftop balcony...

SALES OF THE WEEK: THE HOUSE THAT SHOWS WHAT 1$ MILLION GETS YOU IN LESLIEVILLE

November 21, 2022
TORONTO LIFE KELLY REID NOVEMBER 14, 2016 Address: 61 Dagmar Avenue Neighbourhood: Leslieville Agent: Trevor Bond, Bosley Real...

RENTAL OF THE WEEK: $6,500 FOR A 2,300-SQUARE-FOOT LANEWAY SUITE WITH JAPANESE CHARRED CEDAR

November 18, 2022
TORONTO LIFE ANDREA YU NOVEMBER 14, 2022 It has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, tall ceilings and plenty of...

RENOVATION PUTS EYES ON THE PARK

November 17, 2022
THE GLOBE AND MAIL DAVE LEBLANC NOVEMBER 15, 2022 At some point in the 14th century, painters began...

LONG PROCESS TO SPLIT SWANWICK AVENUE HOME INTO TWO RESIDENTIAL UNITS SHOW NEED TO MODERNIZE TORONTO’S HOUSING BYLAWS, SAYS ARCHITECT

March 1, 2022
BEACH METRO ALAN SHACKLETON FEBRUARY 25, 2022 When architect Craig Race first proposed splitting a single-family home on...

COULD A BACKYARD HOUSE LET TORONTONIANS GROW OLD AT HOME? PROPONENTS SEE ADDING A ‘GARDEN SUITE’ AS ONE SOLUTION TO THE CITY’S SKY-HIGH PRICES

January 13, 2022
THE STAR TESS KALINOWSKI JANUARY 13, 2022 Senior planner David Driedger has been busy fielding calls from residents...

THIS COUPLE BUILT A $1-MILLION LANEWAY SUITE

September 16, 2021
TORONTO LIFE SADIYA ANSARI SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 Murray Cruchley first read about the push to allow laneway homes...

PODCAST FEATURE: HOW TO INVEST IN LANEWAY HOUSING WITH LANESCAPE.CA

June 23, 2021
THE TRUTH ABOUT REAL ESTATE INVESTING ERWIN SZETO JUNE 18, 2021 On to this week’s show!! We have...

THIS LANEWAY HOUSE IN TORONTO IS A LITERAL WORK OF ART AND IS RENTING FOR $5,500

May 10, 2021
BLOGTO TANYA MOK MAY 8, 2021 A new laneway home has just hit Toronto’s rental market but it’ll...

A BRIEF HISTORY OF LANEWAY HOMES IN TORONTO: FROM THE ’90S TO NOW

April 19, 2021
DESIGNLINES MATTHEW HAGUE MARCH 18, 2021 In the early ’90s, when architects Brigitte Shim and Howard Sutcliffe set out...

MODERN LIVING: HOUSING BY THE YARD

January 18, 2021
NATIONAL POST LIA GRAINGER JANUARY 18, 2021 Coach house. Tiny home. Granny flat. There are plenty of names...

A SUSTAINABLE SANCTUARY IN LESLIEVILLE

February 26, 2020
TORONTO LIFE JEAN GRANT FEBRUARY 20, 2020 Architect Craig Race’s first Leslieville house, which he bought and renovated...

DOWNSIZE: LIVING LARGE IN A SMALL HOUSE

November 12, 2019
DOWNSIZE: LIVING LARGE IN A SMALL HOUSE SHERI KOONES 2019 Before they built their new home, Architect Craig...

DOWNSIZING CAN BE BEAUTIFUL

November 7, 2019
TORONTO SUN DIANNE DANIEL 2019 NOVEMBER 2 Au​thor Sheri Koones profiles 33 small, yet ex​ceptional, homes in her...

TORONTO TOUR OF LANEWAY HOUSING

September 16, 2019
RENO & DECOR DAVID WILKES 2019 SEPTEMBER 16   LINK: https://myhomepage.ca/toronto-tour-laneway-housing-octnov2019/ [...]Read More...

A COMPOSITION OF CUBES IN THE COUNTRY

September 13, 2019
THE GLOBE AND MAIL DAVE LeBLANC 2019 SEPTEMBER 13   “You see them come in as lit­tle Grade...

BUILDING PICASSOS

September 12, 2019
THE IDEAL HOME AND GARDEN MAGAZINE SHRUTI JAIN 2019 SEPTEMBER 12   TO READ MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT: https://craigrace.com/portfolio/race-residence-ii/...

THE $500,000 TORONTO HOUSE IS REAL – JUST LOOK TO THE LANEWAYS

September 5, 2019
NATIONAL POST DENISE DEVEAU 2019 SEPTEMBER 4 It’s only been a year since Toronto finally approved “as-of-right” zoning...

A HOMEBUYER’S GUIDE TO LIVING IN A TINY HOUSE IN CANADA

August 12, 2019
LIVABL JENNY MORRIS 2019 JUNE 21 THE BIG REASONS TO GO SMALL The tiny house movement can give...