Here is an article (from the Toronto Star) published in 1971 or 72 about 40 Homewood with some interesting facts and numbers about the history.
The very first downtown high-rise (31 floors) condominium in Canada, this diverse community is located just off Allan Gardens in the centre of Toronto. Map.
It’s within walking distance of the Eaton Centre, the Bay and King financial district, colourful Church and Wellesley, Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, Queen’s Park, theatres, hospitals and schools.
Homewood Avenue is near the College, Wellesley and Sherbourne subway stations and just a block from buses on Wellesley and Sherbourne and the Carlton streetcar. (TTC)
Consisting of 492 residential units, the building has an area of 352,656 square feet, 231,922 square feet occupied by the suites. 40 Homewood has underground resident and visitor car parking, bicycle rooms, a library, a large recreation room, a hobby room, a meeting room, a modern laundry room, a swimming pool, saunas and a state-of-the art exercise room. The building and spacious grounds are well maintained and managed.
Units are 76% occupied by their owners, and over 80% of units are occupied by owners or by tenants of owners who also live in the building.
Orientation to the building through diagrams and floor plans and description is on the Floor plans page.
40 Homewood has a comprehensive recycling program with a ground-floor Recycling Room and an active Green Committee.
Besides our hundreds of residents, 40 Homewood is home to many dogs, cats and other pets.
Among the COMMON ROOMS, some can be reserved, others not, etc. Here are the guidelines:
The lobby painting, hung in April 2013, is by resident artist, James Huctwith.
Following are the hours that the office and facilities and amenities are open.