Newcomers

A warm welcome from a special Annex resident

A warm welcome from a special Annex resident

I moved with my wife and 6 month old daughter to Toronto and a new job in 1971, rented an apartment and started searching for a permanent home. I soon happened on an aging but tempting Victorian beauty on Albany Avenue in Toronto's "Annex". As a newcomer I needed advice before deciding. I was awestruck to learn that my neighbour might be one Jane Jacobs, inspirational  author in my days as a graduate student of architecture and urban planning...