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New book: Art Deco Architecture Across Canada

Tim Morawetz
Sep 11, 2017
Book Cover
Book Cover
It is a very big, beautiful and important book, self published by Canada's passionate art deco scholar, Tim Morawetz. I am hoping to review in a future issue, but don't wait for that to order your copy. You can find out quite a bit about the book and order directly from Tim at    www.glu... +read

The St. Lawrence Seaway and the Lost Villages

Catherine Nasmith
Sep 11, 2017
Map Showing St. Lawrence River before and after Seaway construction
Map Showing St. Lawrence River before and after Seaway construction
The St. Lawrence Seaway, is stunningly beautiful, yet full of poignant buried memories. In 1954 the St. Lawrence Seaway and its accompanying project were started jointly by the U.S. and Canada. It was a critical improvement to the shipping routes from Duluth to Montreal. Initially the U.S. was reluc... +read

My Summer Reading: Lost and Found Loyalist Worlds seen through the Eyes of Peter J. Stokes and Anne Michaels

Catherine Nasmith
Sep 11, 2017
Moving Christ Church to Upper Canada Village
Moving Christ Church to Upper Canada Village
Over the summer I have been quite a bit of Peter J. Stokes as references for a route guide I am writing for the Friends for Life Bike Rally. The route travels along waterways between Toronto and Montreal, going through some of the earliest (Loyalist) settlement areas in what was then Upper Canada. I... +read

Fight Continues at Bala Falls

Tim MacDonald
Sep 10, 2017
Demonstration at Bala Falls
Demonstration at Bala Falls
On Friday September 1, more than 200 people came out in Canada’s colours on the Bala bridge to protest against the planned unsafe privately-owned hydro plant. It will assume control (remotely, courtesy of Bracebridge Generation) of the water level of the Muskoka watershed – just to produ... +read

NOW Magazine: Why Toast York Square

Another Yorkville treasure going, going, gone to the condo boom

Catherine Nasmith
Sep 10, 2017
Photo, Vik Pahwa
Photo, Vik Pahwa
Its modest red brick exterior seems unremarkable in 2017. But in architecture, context is everything. When York Square was designed by the upstart firm of Diamond and Myers in the mid-60s, international architectural and planning wisdom was that the city was a dangerous place, full of decrepit, ove... +read

County Live: Picton Mansion gets new Life

Pictons historic Legion to become international culinary school

Sue Capon
Sep 10, 2017

  Emotions ranged from joy to a tinge of sadness – but mostly great relief – as Royal Canadian Legion President Pat Burrows helped screw in the ‘sold’ sign Tuesday morning on the lawn of the branch’s historic Main Street, Picton mansion. He and members of the Leg... +read

LinkedIn--COMMUNITY-LED URBAN STRATEGIES IN HISTORIC TOWNS

NEW: 7 Principles for heritage based urban development - Final publication of COMUS-Project available!

Matters Ripp forwarded by Richard Unterman
Jul 31, 2017
On-going efforts towards sustainable development require sound and innovative perspectives on human rights and democratic governance, beyond solely economic concerns. With the consideration of heritage as a social, economic and political resource, it is essential to develop a new way of looking at h... +read

Treaty Map of Ontario

Government of Ontario
Jul 16, 2017
Fascinating map showing all of the treaty territories in Ontario. ... +read

Events
The Annex Tour of Houses and Cultural Organizations
Sunday, September 24 2017
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Toronto Society of Architects Tours

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