Owners of Hearn site on Toronto waterfront object to heritage designation – Feb. 27, 2019 Toronto Star

Image from staff report for which a link is provided at the post you are now reading. Caption reads: 440 Unwin Avenue, The Richard L. Hearn Generating Station, (google maps, 2019)

Image from staff report for which a link is provided at the post you are now reading. Caption reads:
440 Unwin Avenue, The Richard L. Hearn Generating Station, (google maps, 2019)

A Feb. 27, 2019 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Owners of Hearn site on Toronto waterfront object to heritage designation.”

The opening paragraphs read:

Toronto is moving to protect the Richard L. Hearn Generating Station as a heritage site even though the waterfront property’s new owners are protesting.

Above: 440 Unwin Avenue, The Richard L. Hearn Generating Station, (google maps, 2019) Cover: 440 Unwin Avenue, "Richard L. Hearn Generating Station" photograph showing the west and south elevations, post-1951 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 202)

Image from staff report for which a link is provided at the post you are now reading. Caption reads: 440 Unwin Avenue, “Richard L. Hearn Generating Station” photograph showing the west and south elevations, post-1951 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 202)

The Toronto Preservation Board voted Wednesday to approve a city planning staff recommendation that the decommissioned power plant, including a 70-storey smokestack, be protected under the Ontario Heritage Act from significant alteration or destruction without city approval.

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Heritage Toronto: Changing the Narrative – State of Heritage Report 2019

The Hearn site is featured (p. 29) in Changing the Narrative, a State of Heritage Report (2019) released by Heritage Toronto on Feb. 21, 2019.

You can access the report here:

Changing the Narrative – State of Heritage Report 2019

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