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New condos rise from historic Toronto façades

GTA developers are taking big pieces from the past to build new condos for the future, reports CBC News Toronto's Shannon Martin.
Toronto is catching on to the idea of repurposing historic buildings. 2:38

GTA developers are taking big pieces from the past to build new condos for the future.

Three mega developments are preserving, moving and retaining Toronto heritage buildings to create façades for new construction projects.

CBC News Toronto's Shannon Martin gets a personal tour of the elaborate, multimillion-dollar undertakings.