Toronto businessman Jean-Louis Brenninkmeijer has spent the past couple of years building a to-scale replica of his adoptive city at a warehouse in Mississauga.
The Rogers Centre has a retractable roof and a working Jumbotron. The St. Lawrence Market teems with mini bagels. Trees made of twigs and sponge cluster on the banks of a painted Don River.
Brenninkmeijer got the idea for what he’s calling “Our Home and Miniature Land” from a similar, set-up in Hamburg, Germany called Miniatur Wunderland.