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Two Letters re: Chateau Laurier Addition

Peter Coffman, Andrew Waldron
Oct 06, 2018
IT'S JUST SO ... T.O. DULL   ReRelax,Ottawa:The Chateau Isn't Falling (June18): Larco Investments engaged Peter Clewes as the architect of the Chateau Laurier addition. In my opinion, this was a mistake.   Not because Mr. Clewes and his ... +read

A Chance to Listen to the Voice/Thoughts of Stephen Otto on The Gardiner Expressway

Catherine Nasmith/Shawn Micaleff
Oct 04, 2018
The late Stephen Otto, taken on Queen Street West, 2016?
The late Stephen Otto, taken on Queen Street West, 2016?
This note crossed my desk this week, and thought many others might be interested in enjoying the voice and thoughts of Stephen Otto, recorded a couple of years back, speaking about the Gardiner Expressway. Edited note from Shawn Micallef:   A couple years ago I connected a fellow from back ho... +read

Globe and Mail: Gardiner:To or not to be?

Tear down the Gardiner? It

Alex Bozikovic
Oct 08, 2018
                                  Vehicles travelling west on Lakeshore Blvd. are photographed on June 28, 2018 after passing under the elevated eastern section of the ... +read

Bay Today: ONTC Building in North Bay Changing Hands

Historic ONTC building back on the market

Bay Today Staff
Oct 08, 2018

Built in 1905, the old building formerly housed the Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railw The historic former Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railway headquarters is up for auction.  One of North Bay's most notable buildings is back up for sale. Ontario Northland has put 195... +read Riverdale's Oldest House - High tech makeover

One of Toronto's oldest houses enters the 21st Century with a high-tech makeover

Alie Chiasson
Oct 08, 2018
The owners of a log cabin in Riverdale think the gadgets are great but history trumps tech     Don Procter and Beverley Dalys bought the Ontario cottage-style home across the street from Riverdale Park in 2000. They knew the 200-year-old history of the building and had to have... +read

Windsor Square: Overview of North Buxton Church Situation

North Buxton Church Fight Heats Up

Kim Elliot
Oct 08, 2018

North Buxton Church Fight Heats Up BY: KIM ELLIOTT 16 AUGUST 2018 Photo by Ian Shalapata." width="777" height="517" /> The North Buxton Community Church, a place of peaceful worship, is at the centre of a battle of ownership pitting the congregation against the British Methodist Episcopal Churc... +read North Buxton Church

North Buxton suing for ownership of historic church tied to Underground Railroad

Flora Pan
Oct 08, 2018
North Buxton suing for ownership of historic church tied to Underground Railroad Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Email The congregation was ordered to leave the 152-year-old church in June this year Flora Pan · CBC News · Posted: Aug 02, 2018 9:07 PM... +read

London Free Press: Designation of 172 Central Avenue, Home of Dr. Dr. Oronhyatekha

Co-owner slams recommendation to preserve London home of Indigenous doctor

Megan Stacey
Oct 08, 2018
172 Central Avenue, important for associative and design reasons
172 Central Avenue, important for associative and design reasons
A heritage battle is looming over a historic London property.  The compelling history behind a 136-year-old London home won over city politicians Monday night. The planning committee voted unanimously to recommend a heritage designation for a two-storey brick house at 172 Central Ave., a ... +read Scottish Castle for sale with Canadian Connection

Castle that gave Calgary its name hits the real estate market

Stephen Hunt
Oct 06, 2018
 Regal home with a colourful history off Scotland's west coast can be yours for $1.2 million   The castle in Scotland that gave Calgary its name is up for sale — and for a castle, it's a bloody steal.   Calgary Castle is an "exceptional" ca... +read

Apollo: New York City's Preservation System

Does the system for protecting historic buildings in New York still work?

Julia Vitullo-Martin-forwarded by Rob Hamilton
Oct 04, 2018

  Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle The recent controversy over the expansion of the Frick has been resolved to general satisfaction, but wider questions surrounding the preservation of historic buildings and sites in New York remain.  When the F... +read

Historica Canada Minute on Kensington Market

Kensington Market Heritage Minute launch

Oct 24, 2017
Baldwin Street, Catherine Nasmith
Baldwin Street, Catherine Nasmith
An interesting animated video on the evolution of Kensington Market, home to me and Built Heritage News.... +read

National Trust for Canada /CAHP Conference
October 17-20
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Continuing Education Course: Toronto's Neighbourhood Architecture
Tuesdays, Sept 11 - Oct 30, 2018 (8 sessions)
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