When Scarborough consisted mostly of farms, orchards and scattered villages, horse-drawn delivery wagons were a common sight. The Everest family operated the delivery service for a wide area around Scarborough Junction and included Cliffside in their rounds. The family business is still represented in Cliffside by Everest’s Hardware store on Kingston Road.
This mural was removed in 2010.
This mural depicts 100 years of Highland Creek life. The images, people, animals, vehicles and buildings are assembled in a logical sequence of a parade without chronology. They are icons in a continuum.
Indigenous artist Randy Knott created this mural in honour of the Indigenous people who once inhabited or visited the area around the Scarborough Bluffs.
Using the input and suggestions of community members, the artists developed a concept and ultimately created a mural depicting the stages of art. This mural depicts western prehistoric people first murals, a Greco-Roman sculpture, baroque and impressionist pieces and graffiti.
Utilizing suggestions from the community and historical information, the three artists collaborated to create this mural which begins in rural Agincourt, continues through the present and extends in to the future, depicted by a mass of fibre optic cables.
The approach of this mural adopted a “super-hero” interpretation of Article 7. The design depicts the beneficial rule of law as heroic armoured figures; these archetypes personify the liberating, civilising and protective aspects of a just legal tradition.