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Archival photo of Fort York prior to condo development

The following photo is from a Sept. 18, 2013 article: “Rooftopping in Toronto, vintage edition”: Comment I enjoy this photo because it shows the curve in the Gardiner Expressway occasioned by the presence of Fort York. During its construction, traffic engineers were adamant that a curve in the expressway to accommodate Fort York would […]


E-News update from Heritage Toronto

Below is a text-only version of a recent E-News update from Heritage Toronto. [You can subscribe to the newsletter at the Heritage Toronto website.] HERITAGE TORONTO E- NEWS July 11, 2013 Hello there. We hope everyone survived the storm on Monday relatively unscathed. There are reports that this was as much, if not more rain […]


News highlights

Once or twice a week I send out news highlights to my email distribution list, which I set up as part of the Parkview School story, before I set up the Preserved Stories website. The news highlights, in turn, are based on my online Newsletter category. I set up the newsletter – a format that […]


Built Heritage News – Issue No. 206, Jan. 22, 2013

The Built Heritage Newsletter for Jan. 22, 2013 can be found here. Among the many interesting items is this one: 3. Toronto: City-Wide Tall Building Design Guidelines include Heritage  Geoff Kettel Chair North York Community Preservation Panel The city is close to finalizing draft updated City-Wide Tall Building Design Guidelines. The updated Guidelines will be […]