All this will change. I am in research heaven You wouldn’t believe what Toronto was like in the 1800s and my novel is set in the 1930s. Focus Bond, FOCUS. Clearly I have a way to go, but I did get waylaid here. A most interesting time when the horse and buggy were the primary means of travel, and our burg was growing faster than the condos we are nervously watching rise from the concrete.
There was a handful of movers and shakers who truly built our city, and this architect John George Howard (the man who designed Toronto’s Provincial Lunatic Asylum) was most assuredly one of them. An Englishman who wanted to make his mark on the new world.
Oh and he did. Behold.