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.
This mural depicts life’s natural cycles and the human journey, incorporating a flow of figures, birds, fish and natural elements swirling within its borders.
Created by artist Jim Bravo and photographer Kate Young, “Impressions” consists of over 500 photographs installed on tree planters along Jameson Avenue from Queen Street West to Springhurst Avenue in Toronto’s Parkdale community.
This mural was conceived as the companion mural to Sail On and Fair Well (2009).
The artists’ aim was to create an image representative of the diverse community in Toronto.
This dragon-themed mural incorporates imagination, colour and creativity in dramatically changing the appearance of this drab strip plaza.
Please note: this mural was removed – 2021
The Police horse and carriage mural tells a story about Toronto’s past. The factory is the old glue factory that once stood at Danforth and Coxwell Avenue, and the horse and carriage is on it’s way back to the police stables that were located where the Greenwood subway yard is now.
This mural was painted in 2016 by B.C. Johnson, with support from StreetARToronto’s Support Program. Johnson covered all four walls of the building (nearly 1000 square feet) with a freehand landscape design featuring Canadian flora and fauna. Upon completion of the mural, Johnson was hired by local businesses to paint numerous walls in the same plaza.
(Please note: this mural was removed – 2018)
Spanning 5 separate walls, this mural shows a variety of scenes from the festival that celebrates the energy, culture and people of Wexford Heights neighbourhood
Tudor Birch Grove, painted by Sarah Collard and assisted by Meaghann MacLeod in September 2012