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CBC National Radio Interview: Catherine Nasmith and Chris Borgal "debate" Fa├žadism

Catherine Nasmith
May 08, 2017

It was a wonderful opportunity to make some points on behalf of the heritage community to a national audience. Chris and I agreed and disagreed in interesting ways. Get ready for the following phrases- Urban Taxidermy, Buildings are not Garbage.....here's the link... +read

Toronto 150+ Success at the Science Centre

Catherine Nasmith
Apr 27, 2017
Architect Raymond Moriyama appears by video
Architect Raymond Moriyama appears by video
It was a terrific day for those who came out to the Science Centre to talk about Toronto over 150 years. The day was roughly divided into pre-confederation Toronto, and in the afternoon Centennial Toronto. Being at the Science Centre, Ontario’s pre-eminent Centennial project, in a building t... +read

Globe and Mail: Casey House Back in William R. Johnston Mansion

A big red home to match Casey Houses big red heart

Dave LeBlanc
Apr 28, 2017
Then
Then
Those who know Casey House, Canada’s first stand-alone HIV/AIDS hospice, know that their logo consists of an open door and a big red heart. Now, they’ve got a big red home to match. If you hadn’t noticed the 1875 Italianate building at the corner of Jarvis and Isabella Streets un... +read

Architectural Record: Video-Up Close with the Cover


Apr 27, 2017

A little tour of the world's architecture, see how many you recognize before they give you the title.... +read

OHA+M Blogspot: Next Steps for Bill 323

Probing Bill C-323

Dan Schneider
Apr 26, 2017
Dan Schneider
Dan Schneider
The legislation we’ve been following, private member’s Bill C-323, is headed to committee! But it’s uncertain when that will be. The Environment committee is still busy with a major review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The committee is off the last two weeks of Apri... +read

Toronto Star: Call for City Wide Building Survey

A better way to protect Toronto

Michael McClelland
Apr 26, 2017
Bank of Montreal, 2444 Yonge Street-Recently lost
Bank of Montreal, 2444 Yonge Street-Recently lost
Early in the morning on Jan. 21, 2017, the historic bank building at the corner of Yonge St. and Roselawn Ave. was reduced to rubble. Many have rushed to blame the developer for refusing to save the structure at 2444 Yonge St. But, there is another culprit — the City’s woe... +read

Toronto City Council Motions - You can help identify more of Toronto's Heritage Property

Three Motions Recommending Staff Report on Feasibility of a City Wide Survey to Identify Heritage Properties

Catherine Nasmith
Apr 26, 2017

Got this nice note from Michael McClelland this week.  "Great news from City Hall! On April 26th three motions dealing directly with Heritage Preservation will be brought before City Council in response to our Op Ed piece."   Please find links to the motions below: http://app.toronto.ca... +read

Spacing.ca: The Ward Musical

Songs and Sounds of a Lost Toronto Neighbourhood

John Lorinc
Apr 26, 2017

If you try to imagine your way back into the early 20th century streets and laneways of The Ward — the dense immigrant enclave razed to make way for Toronto’s City Hall — you might pick up the sounds of newsies and peddlers hawking their wares, the clanging of the area’s junk... +read

Photo-documenting theTransformation of the Hearn Ruins

Generation: Designing New Spaces

Jonathan Castellino
Mar 09, 2017
Jonathan Castellino is a photographer based in the city of Toronto, Canada, and an adjunct architectural photography instructor at the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts. His work has appeared in magazines and journals such as Brick, Image, Spacing, and Now, and has been featured in &nb... +read

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