Thanks AlbertC, for reminding me of that area of Toronto.
General Electric had a large concentration of manufacturing plants on both sides of Lansdowne, from Dupont to Davenport. It's where I had my first job.
Here's an aerial photo of the GE complex in 1953.
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Those former GE lands now contain dozens of town homes (called Davenport Village) and some lofts in refurbished GE factory buildings.
I was particularly surprised to find that the huge, former foundry building is now called The Foundry Lofts……here's a current photo of that structure (near Davenport Rd.).
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I made this photo inside that foundry c.1952.
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Small world! I actually grew up in the area, several blocks east along Davenport, so I'm very familiar with the former GE buildings. I even live in one of the townhouse units in Davenport Village currently.
Apart from the Foundry Lofts building along Lansdowne that is preserved and converted, there's also a couple other original buildings on the interior that have been maintained.
The first one below is now converted into a Balzac's coffee shop, along with future restaurant space. The second one was the former sales centre for the condos/townhouses of the whole community. It's been underused for a while now, but recently they've put up for lease listings.