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Giving new meaning to religious conversion – Jason Hackworth and Erin Gullikson (2013)

Updates: The following July 8, 2013 post focuses upon the Wesley Mimico redevelopment, which features a church/congregation in the role of developer of a heritage-listed property: The outcome of the Wesley Mimico redevelopment story will depend upon negotiations related to the Ontario Heritage Act Two more recent posts discuss details of the Hackworth and Gullikson […]


Heritage architect Julian Smith compares historical and cultural landscape concepts – Stephanie Calvet, Nov. 27, 2012

I found a Nov. 27, 2012 blog post by Stephanie E. Calvet of interest. I found the discussion, in Stephanie Calvet’s post, of the distinction between heritage landscape and cultural landscape of particular interest. I have, in this context, been researching back stories of relevance to the Wesley Mimico United Church redevelopment story. Deer Park […]


Ontario’s land-use planning framework gives rise to three options for the adaptive reuse of heritage places of worship

The Wesley Mimico United Church redevelopment project is predicated upon the fact that churches are not autonomous agents with regard to heritage places of worship. They are, instead, part of a regulated land-use system. Hackworth and Gullikson (2013) A recent journal article by Jason Hackworth and Erin Gullikson of the University of Toronto outlines how Ontario’s […]


Bethel Green Seniors Residence, 645 Millwood Road, Toronto is a church conversion featuring mixed form and function

In their article about church reconversions in Toronto, Jason Hackwork and Erin Gullikson (2013) describe the Bethel Green Seniors Residence as a church conversion involving mixed function and form. In such a form of church redevelopment, a building is constructed around all of part of a congregation’s initial place of worship, and a new church, or […]


Here’s the church and there’s the congregation – Church and sect in Canada (1948)

What space can be used for is a question that concerns the geographical imagination, in the sense that James A. Tyner (2012) speaks of a person’s imagination. Although Tyner has, in the above-noted study, applied the concept of the geographical imagination specifically to the study of genocide, his conceptualization is equally applicable to other discussions – that […]


Making meaning of heritage landscapes (2013); Giving new meaning to religious conversion (2013)

A couple of recently published Canadian journal articles related to heritage preservation are of interest. Many articles are accessible at no cost at The Canadian Geographer website. Making meaning of heritage landscapes The first article, by Lachlan B. Barber, is entitled Making meaning of heritage landscapes: The politics of redevelopment in Halifax, Nova Scotia. [To […]


LAMP community kitchen may be in jeopardy after Wesley Mimico Place development cancelled – Jan. 21, 2016 Etobicoke Guardian

A Jan. 28, 2016 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Rising heritage costs, bureaucracy the main reasons behind Wesley Mimico Place project’s cancellation: Mixed-use facility was to house seniors apartments and a community kitchen.” A Jan. 21, 2016 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “LAMP community kitchen may be in jeopardy after Wesley Mimico Place development cancelled: […]


21 Swanwick Avenue church-to-condo conversion, completed in 2009, is located at a site dating back to 1888

A City of Toronto By-Law was enacted on April 24, 2007 to designate 21 Swanwick as a heritage property under the Ontario Heritage Act. The bylaw notes that: “Emmanuel Presbyterian Church is an institution that contributed to the historical evolution of the East Toronto community. The development of the site dates to 1888 when a small […]