This 125-year-old coach house could be yours for free*
*Provided, that is, you’re willing to pay for it to be moved somewhere other than 119 Isabella Street, where it currently stands. The building is home to the Casey House Foundation, a charity that provides treatment to people with HIV/AIDS. The Star reports that the foundation had originally wanted to incorporate the heritage-designated coach house into a new healthcare centre planned for the site, but the scheme wound up being impractical.
Then came this tweet from area city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, which according to the Star is a completely legitimate offer:
— Kristyn Wong-Tam 黃慧文 (@kristynwongtam) April 1, 2014
And they say Toronto’s property market is overvalued.
Anyone interested in putting this place up on jacks had better hurry, though. Groundbreaking is scheduled for fall 2014.