Portfolio Category: Modern Residential

Owen Sound Cottage

This new four season cottage near Owen Sound was designed and built as the replacement of an older frame cottage on the same lot.  As the centre building in a family holiday enclave spread out along the shore of Georgian Bay, the original cottage was the hub of activity for all generations.  The Clients wanted…
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St Hilda’s Avenue

This renovation of a two storey detached house was designed to create a flexible, open concept ground, with improved views and access to the garden.  A new modern staircase was introduced at the back of the house, to connect the basement and the ground floor to the garden, and to bring light into the basement…
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Sackville Street

This project is the grand renovation and restoration of a Cabbagetown icon.  Monica worked with James M. Davie Design and Weenen General Contracting to bring this unique Heritage home up to modern standards, while maintaining its beautiful exterior. The house was featured on the Cabbagetown Tour of Homes in 2015, and won the Cabbagetown Preservation…
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Bowman Street

The 2,500 sq foot detached house, in Toronto’s historic Cabbagetown, replaces an 1875 house, listed with Heritage Preservation Services for its exterior woodwork. Given the neglected state of the original building, the City gave permission to have the front façade “replicated” instead of “restored”; the paneled front entrance, protected by a later porch addition, was…
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