CPR / My Neighbour to the West

CPR / My Neighbour to the West

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I’ve always lived close to railway lines. When I was growing up in Orangeville, Ontario, I lived near the main station. Both the Canadian National Railway (CNR) and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) passed through town. When my sister and I moved to a fifty acre farm in Dixie, Ontario (near Toronto) in 1960, the CPR bisected our land.

For the twenty-two years Karen and I have lived at our current address in Streetsville, Ontario, the CPR has been our neighbour across the back fence. People ask us, “Don’t the trains bother you?” We answer that we don’t even hear them.

We sit on the deck and view a lot of interesting stuff go by. One day I watched a trainload of tanks pass. Didn’t know Canada had so many tanks. We …

Kitchen With Wood Beam Ceilings

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Top Six Mistakes People Make in Basement Remodeling Projects

Almost everyone who owns a house with an unfinished basement, dreams of having it finished. How can you not think of it? After all, an unfinished basement is a whole floor’s worth of space that can be easily turned into any type of room your family needs.

However, basement finishing projects are hardly inexpensive and, because basements are like no other room in the house, there are special challenges when it comes to choosing the best finishes and configuration. Basements usually house utilities, plumbing, wiring. They are also quite prone to moisture and water accidents. All of which must be taken into consideration before you tackle your project. Making the wrong choices, can literally spell disaster.

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Because of the way they are built, basements are always prone …

Jacksonville Landing, 2 W Independent Drive, Jacksonville, Florida, USA / Architect: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc. / Opening date: June 25, 1987

Jacksonville Landing, 2 W Independent Drive, Jacksonville, Florida, USA / Architect: Benjamin Thompson and Associates, Inc. / Opening date: June 25, 1987

The Jacksonville Landing is a festival marketplace in Downtown Jacksonville, Florida. It is located at the intersection of Independent Drive and Laura Street, along the Jacksonville Riverwalk. It was built by the Rouse Company at a cost of $37.5 million and opened in 1987. The 126,000 square feet (11,706 m2) center is comparable to New York City’s South Street Seaport, Boston’s Faneuil Hall and Miami’s Bayside Marketplace, all developed by Rouse.

The Jacksonville Landing was designed and built by the Rouse Company, who developed a number of similar structures in other cities. It opened its doors on June 25, 1987. The Jacksonville Landing hosted a week-long celebration featuring a drum and bugle corps, balloon release, community choirs and national acts. The Rouse company partnered with City of Jacksonville, who contributed $20 million toward the construction of a festival marketplace that would revitalize the city’s core.

The entire second level of …

Kitchen Transform

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