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ACO TORONTO MEMBERS CAN POST NEWS FROM YOUR NEIGHBOURHOODS, WORRIES OR SUCCESSES, AND INCLUDE LINKS TO STORIES SPOTTED IN OTHER MEDIA THAT YOU THINK WOULD BE OF INTEREST. THESE STORIES MIGHT BE SENT OUT WITH OUR E-NEWSLETTER THAT GOES TO ALL OUR MEMBERS BY EMAIL.
Post a picture of your newly restored front porch, or the beautiful conversion of the church down the street, or (ugh) demolition shots, or a clever addition, or a super new building. (Make sure you have the rights to the picture before you post it though). Post a press release about a new book comming out. Post a story about what is before the Toronto Preservation Board. Even personal news you think will be of interest to others. This is a place to celebrate what all of our members are watching in the great city of Toronto. (coming soon)
Hamilton Spectator: Historic Windows Tested for Energy Efficiency
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Jeff Mahoney
July 01, 2017

MAHONEY: Old windows part of the soul of our past NEWS Hamilton, June 15, 2017 - As Hamilton experiences a spike in building, renos and housing values, the age-old battle between tearing down/replacing and preserving existing vintage housing and hous... +read more

Davisville Junior School on National Trust for Canada´s Top Ten Endangered Buildings
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Davisville Junior Public School on Top Ten Endangered List in Canada
Catherine Nasmith
June 18, 2017

Davisville Junior School is on the National Trust for Canada's Top Ten Endangered List. Published annually this list draws national attention to significant properties that the country is in danger of losing. Often the attention encourages a second look, ... +read more

Sign Petition to Save Davisville Junior Public School
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Catherine Nasmith
June 18, 2017

ACO Toronto has a petition on change.org to save Davisville Junior Public School....please sign and share with your friends and colleagues. Every time it is signed a message goes to Josh Matlow, City Councillor, Shelley Laskin School Trustee and to the Mi... +read more

CBC Radio Interview: President Catherine Nasmith Debates Façadism with Past-President Chris Borgal
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May 07, 2017

Sunday Edition host Michael Enright moderates a discussion of Façadism on CBC radio, Sunday May 7. The perspectives on Façadism vary, but there was agreement that "Buildings are not Garbage". Listen in, starts at about one hour 41 minutes into the progr... +read more

Toronto 150+ a Huge Success
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Catherine Nasmith
April 28, 2017

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 pr... +read more

Interview with Raymond Moriyama Presented at ACO Toronto 150+ Symposium
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Raymond Moriyama
Lucia Gambetti-Bracco
April 28, 2017

On April 22, 2017 ACO Toronto hosted 150+ at the Ontario Science Centre, a day-long event featuring talks on the architectural and cultural landscapes of Confederation era and Centennial era Toronto. Although he could not attend the event, Raymond Moriya... +read more

City of Toronto Pushing for Additional Powers to Prevent Demolition
Geoff Kettel
February 09, 2017

The tragic demolition of the BMO Bank building in North Toronto was followed by intense media interest and public outrage. But it also led City Council to waste no time in passing a Motion calling for changes to Ontario legislation in order to speed up th... +read more

Are we Killing Yonge Street
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Yonge Street Diorama
Robert Allsopp
July 07, 2016

Toronto's main street is sustained by comings and goings from shops, cafés and bars at street level, but this synergy is disappearing as narrow-fronted businesses are swallowed up by development +read more

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