Leaside Matters is a community building organization that works not only to ensure that Leaside’s rich history and unique character is maintained, but also to inspire leadership and foster stewardship of our community’s future.

Leaside Map 1913-1934 for Sale

Original 1913-1934 Leaside Map created by John Naulls for Leaside Matters in 2016. It depicts highlights of the history and development that occurred during that time period. Map was created from selected archival information filed at the Toronto Reference Library, Leaside maps...

Lea Walk/Jane’s Walk

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Leaside: A Garden City Revealed Leaside Library, 165 McRae Drive, May 6th and 7th, 2016  Leaside was laid out in 1913 by the landscape architect Frederick Gage Todd who based his design on the Garden City principles, best exemplified by Letchworth in England. The Garden City...

LEA Exhibit

Leaside: The Life of a Garden City Leaside Library, 165 McRae Drive, May 6th and 7th, 2016 When Frederick Gage Todd laid out the town of Leaside in 1913 using the Garden City principles he created a framework for the wholistic life of a community. In the evolution of the...

LEA Talk in partnership with Toronto Society of Architects

Leaside Architecture: The Path to Modernization Amsterdam Brewery Event Space, 45 Esandar Drive May 3rd 2016, 7 p.m. Our Lea Talk focused on the architecture of Leaside and its evolution into the 21st century. What is the architecture of Leaside, its origins, its value and how...
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