Taylor Creek to Elevated Wetlands path in Toronto

A photo tour down the river and trail from Taylor Creek Park on Dawes Road west under the Woodbine bridge to the Don Valley Parkway and Don Mills Road. The photos were taken in June 2024, including the improvements made for sewer construction in the Spring of 2024. Taylor Creek Park at 260 Dawes Rd … Read more

Stained glass windows of Mount Pleasant cemetery mausoleums

Images and history of the stained glass windows in some of the private mausoleums of the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto. While the Eaton’s Crypt is the most famous, with two lions watching from the front steps, there are other mausoleums worth enjoying. While none of the glass has specific artists, I also found details on the most likely source – the McCausland’s company Canada Stained Glass Works which is still in business today.

Mount Pleasant Cemetery Visitation Centre

Back at the end of September 2009 the new Mount Pleasant Visitation Centre was pretty much complete. The visitation centre ( now called a funeral centre ) has a long, protracted history reaching back to initial plans in 2004. It looks like they’ve done a nice job of the building and landscaping, and the running/walking/biking … Read more