House hunting in Toronto: an original midcentury-modern for $1.6 million.

Original article via The New York Times. Click here to read.

A writer and architecture buff, Mr. Stork has left most of the house’s original 1963 features intact, as did the previous owners, who bought the property in the early 1990s from its first occupants. “There aren’t many James Murray houses left,” Mr. Stork said. “I’m hoping whoever buys this one appreciates its significance.”

Murray, who died in 2008, was one of Canada’s most influential postwar architects. He gained some posthumous attention in 2016 when the Toronto-based rapper Drake demolished a 1963 Murray house to build a 21,000-square-foot mansion in Toronto’s upscale Bridle Path neighborhood, angering preservationists.

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