Thursday, March 5, 2015

Resurrection of sacred space: developer creates an inspired home in a former church

By Carolyn Ireland
CANADA---It’s the rare Toronto citizen who can survey the changing cityscape from the vantage point of his own bell tower. But developer J.F. (Joe) Brennan has long had an affinity for turning unconventional buildings into monumental living spaces. His own home is the most palatial of the four freehold townhouses he created out of the Romanesque Revival building that originally served the worshippers of College Street Baptist Church. [link]