PHOTOlog | old and new, together TORONTO

1830's Regency architecture, Toronto, Ontario

Drumsnab House, built 1830 in the Regency style, in Rosedale, is one of the oldest homes still standing in Toronto. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, November 2013

industrial re-development, sustainable living incubator, Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto's Don Valley

Evergreen Brickworks, the site of the 1889 Don Valley Brick Works, now a centre promoting green living, local food, gardening and eco-craftsmanship. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, November 2013

YORK County | York South East Township

PHOTOlog | outward bound from former outskirts TORONTO

Georgian pre-Confederation home in original location in North York, Gibson House museum

The David Gibson House, rebuilt in 1851 partially of stone from Lockport, New York. (There’s a story.) Gibson was the public land surveyor responsible for the laying out of townships and colonization roads in the counties of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Huron, Ontario, Wellington and Wentworth before 1856, and in the northern districts thereafter. In its original location at 5172 Yonge Street with development all ’round in 2013. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, April 2013

Toronto museum, Scottish food history in Canada, Robbie Burns Dinner

Haggis, ‘neeps and ‘tatties on the hearth at the David Gibson House Museum; Robbie Burns Dinner. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, January 2014

YORK County | York South West Township

PHOTOlog | untouched by time YORK

pretty historical town, north of Toronto, Ontario

Kettleby Village, bypassed by highways and nestled in a river valley, where the locals take pride in their heritage buildings. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, January 2013

YORK County | York North Township