Tag Archives: Heritage Toronto Awards: Honourable Mentions

Mackenzie Wrote Here?

Print Article Author: Chris Raible Where/When Published: The York Pioneer (annual publication of The York Pioneer & Historical Society), 2013 In this article, Chris Raible weaves a story around an old wooden desk in the collection of the City of … Continue reading

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Lassonde Mining Innovation Centre; University of Toronto, 170 College St

Lassonde Mining Innovation Centre 170 College Street Commissioned by: University of Toronto Architectural/Design Firm: Baird Sampson Neuert Architects Heritage Consultant: William N. Greer Craftspersons/Contractors: Clifford Restoration Ltd.; Semple Gooder Roofing; Architectural Metalcraft Industries Ltd.; BVDA Façade Engineering; Blackwell Engineering. This … Continue reading

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Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto’s Waterfront Heritage

Author:  M. Jane Fairburn Publisher: ECW Press Ltd. Along the Shore explores the landscape, history and social life of four lakefront communities stretching across the breadth of Toronto – the Scarborough Shore, the Beach, Toronto Island, and the western Lakeshore.  … Continue reading

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Setting a Fine Table: Historical Desserts and Drinks from the Officers’ Kitchens at Fort York

Editors: Elizabeth Baird and Bridget Wranich Publisher: Whitecap Books Ltd. Setting a Fine Table is a cookbook of recipes used at Historic Fort York in the museum’s Historic Foodways Program.  Each entry includes an original historic recipe, drawn from a … Continue reading

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Hubbard Park Apartments

WILLIAM GRER ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION AND CRAFTSMANSHIP CATEGORY Honourable Mention – Hubbard Park Apartments: 42 Hubbard Boulevard Commissioned by: Toronto Community Housing Corporation Architect: Van Elslander Carter Architects Inc. Crafts Persons/Contractors: Lisgar Construction Co. Sustainable design solutions were applied to resolve … Continue reading

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The Guild Inn – Save It!

MEDIA CATEGORY  Honourable Mention – The Guild Inn – Save It! – Video Author/Director: Michael Saunders Producers: Michael Saunders and Douglas Wigle, in association with John Mason and Kevin Fraser Produced in March of 2011, this online video tells the story … Continue reading

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Reshaping Toronto’s Waterfront

BOOK CATEGORY  Honourable Mention – Reshaping Toronto’s Waterfront Editors: Gene Desfor & Jennefer Laidley Publisher: University of Toronto Press This book draws on insights from a variety of academic disciplines to explore the past and present of Toronto’s waterfront. Fifteen contributors … Continue reading

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