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Mr Monkey tours Old Cabbagetown

"I prefer the old houses, I think"

Mr Monkey across the road from an apartment tower Mr Monkey outside a house on Carlton Street

In the 1960s, someone in Toronto thought it'd be a good idea to knock down some of the older buildings, and put up less attractive tower blocks. At 288 Carlton Street, Mr Monkey admired the Second Empire style house, built in 1882 for William Lumbers, a seller of patent medicines.

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