(Source: The Toronto Star)

Twenty-five years ago, it took a leap of faith to believe that the sleepy bedroom community north of Highway 401 would become a major urban centre.

But Alan Menkes and his associates at Menkes Development Ltd. were willing to take a chance on North York, based on its 1980’s designation as a “growth node” as Metropolitan Toronto expanded, coupled with the big plans and boundless enthusiasm of its then-mayor, Mel Lastman.

“Mel was the ultimate promoter; he put North York on the map,” notes Menkes, president of the highrise residential division of Menkes Developments Ltd., which has been in business for 50 years.

Read Tracy Hanes’ full article “Beyond the Bricks: Alan Menkes” in the Toronto Star (December 12, 2009).

Interested in a Menkes new Toronto Condo? Check out some of these projects…

Projects in the North York neighbourhood (view neighbourhood list here)…
Savvy Condominiums at Cosmo (map)
Savvy Townhomes at Cosmo (map)
Luxe Condominiums (map)
Gibson Square (map)
Aria Condos (map)

Projects in Yorkville and the Bay Street Corridor…
Four Seasons (map)
Lumiere (map)

Projects in Etobicoke
One Sherway (map)

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