Cathedraltown cow just one of family developer’s personal design cues

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in News

Deli restaurant owner Zane Caplansky has a message for Markham residents upset about the massive cow statue the city installed in their front yards: I’ll take it!

“If you’ve got a beef with that statue, you’ve got a beef with me, because I’m all about beef,” he said Thursday, less than 48 hours after Charity Crescent homeowners met with Councillor Alan Ho to express distaste over the cow their street is named after.

But the donor of the statue, Helen Roman-Barber, who is developing Markham’s Cathedraltown neighbourhood in honour of her family’s deep history in the area, has different plans.

“Good luck, guy. Good luck, guy,” she said.

Original story written by Scott Wheeler, The Star, July 28, 2017

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