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Friday, February 26, 2021

London Neighbourhood Histories: Cherryhill, Oxford Park & University Heights

A popular area for generations young and old, the neighbourhoods of Cherryhill, Oxford Park, and University Heights have long maintained a welcoming atmosphere. Indeed, one...

London Neighbourhood Histories: Seeing Woodfield For The Trees

As a residential area next to the heart of London, Woodfield is a veritable smorgasbord of historical tidbits from the Forest City.  An official Heritage...

London Neighbourhood Histories: A New Look at Old South

A treasured area amongst Londoners, the stories behind the buildings that give Old South its charms are as captivating as the area itself. Located just...

London’s Heritage Fair Gets a Culture Shock for 2021

Few things shake up the way we live like a global pandemic.  It’s been a tumultuous year, but COVID-19 is far from the first pandemic...

London Neighbourhood Histories: From Calamity Corners to Masonville

Since settlers began receiving land grants in the early 1800s, the crossroad at Masonville has thrived as a stop for passing travellers. The Proof...

London Neighbourhood Histories: The Wonders Of Westmount

From inception to fruition, London’s Westmount neighbourhood has served as the backdrop for many of the city’s historic moments. Located in the southwest corner of...

London Neighbourhood Histories: Argyle — Not Just For Socks

When you think of the Argyle neighbourhood, you probably first picture the shopping centre at Dundas Street and Clarke Road on the eastern edge...

London Neighbourhood Histories: Hamilton Road Takes Care Of Business(es)

Lying just southeast of the downtown core, the Hamilton Road neighbourhood truly has a life of its own.  A mix of industry, small businesses, and...

London Neighbourhood Histories: SoHo — Built to Last, with Room to...

As far as heritage goes, the legacy of London, ON’s SoHo neighbourhood lies in the foundation of its buildings.  Many of SoHo’s buildings have a...

London Neighbourhood Histories: Growing Up in Huron Heights

I grew up in Huron Heights. I spent my first 18 years in the suburb known as Hillcrest, just east of Kipps Lane. It...