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Douglas Gubitz Real Estate: Eden Smith House for Sale in Toronto Annex

47 Madison Ave, $2,200,000


Aug 30, 2015
47 Madison Avenue, photo Catherine Nasmith
47 Madison Avenue, photo Catherine Nasmith
MLS® : #C3296997 Lot Size : 100x52 Number of Bedrooms : 7This Is An Unbelievably Rare Prime Annex Opportunity! Grand & Imposing 7 Bedroom Detached Century Home In One Of Mid-Town Toronto's Most Coveted Neighbourhoods. Superbly Situated On A Sun-Filled South & West-Facing 100' X 52' Corne... +read

Ottawa Citizen: National Capital Commission Failure re: Communism Monument

NCC had a choice on Communist memorial. It just made the wrong one.

Kelly Egan
Aug 20, 2015
NCC Chair, Russell Mills
NCC Chair, Russell Mills
  “There was really no choice,” Russell Mills declared of the disastrous siting of the Victims of Communism memorial. Well, this being Ottawa, let us lean only gently on the famous John Turner vs. Brian Mulroney exchange — career-altering as it was. You had a choice, Mr. Mil... +read

St Thomas Times Journal

Small Fire in Former Alma Chapel may Spark Action

Nancy Mayberry poster. Author is Ian Mc Callum editor of the St. Thomas Times Journal
Aug 11, 2015
A small fire early Sunday morning in the Alma College chapel has re-ignited debate over the future of the former school for girls. And a city official advised a new work order could be issued against the owners as early as this week. St. Thomas firefighters quickly doused the flames at the south e... +read

Chatham Voice: Saving Another Historic Church in Chatham-Kent

The Kent 1874 - Investing in Past and Future

Bruce Corcoran
Aug 09, 2015

As heritage churches continue to close their doors across the province, these private individuals not only save a church with sympathetic preservation but also add another music/special events venue to Chatham-Kent. ... +read

Globe and Mail: This Lighthouse Matters Helping Save Nova Scotia Lighthouses

Ottawa must do more to preserve Canada's heritage buildings

Kate Taylor
Aug 09, 2015

I was crossing the street at a busy downtown Toronto intersection this week and noticed once again a discreet sign that hangs there among the larger and more colourful advertisements: It’s the heritage plaque reminding us this was the site of the “Bishop’s Palace,” the reside... +read

Toronto Star: "Dippy Festival in Port Carling" Saturday

In celebration of The Dippy

Valerie Hauch
Aug 07, 2015

For a brief period, an amazing little motor boat -- fondly dubbed “The Dippy” -- put the little, Muskoka village of Port Carling into the record books. In its banner year, 1921, the village’s Disappearing Propeller Boat Company produced 355 of these unique 3 horsepower inboard mari... +read

DeZeen: Demolition Imminent for Alison and Peter Smithson Landmark

MP calls for Robin Hood Gardens Demolition after Listing Bid Fails


Aug 07, 2015

The latest bid to grant listing status to the Brutalist Robin Hood Gardens estate in east London has failed and the local MP has called for it to be "brought down ASAP". Public body Historic England – which administers and maintains the register of England's listed buildings – has annou... +read

Globe and Mail: Muskoka Watershed -- Threat to Bala Falls

The story of the Muskoka River: A struggle between preservation and development

Roy MacGregor
Aug 07, 2015

People enjoy the natural water falls at High Falls, also the site of the High Falls Generating station on the North Branch of the Muskoka river in Bracebridge Ont. (J.P. Moczulski for The Globe and Mail) There is a lovely, lightly splashing waterfall at the end of this small pipe-shaped lake that p... +read

National Geographic: Help for Bala Falls

15-year-old Jonah Bryson Asks For Your Help

Jonah Bryson
Aug 07, 2015
Film Directors Jonah Bryson and Rob Stewart
Film Directors Jonah Bryson and Rob Stewart
Imagine a place, deep in the Canadian forests of Ontario, where the environment remains relatively untouched by humans, where the multi-coloured autumn trees sway in the wind and where children play in the water from dusk to dawn. Imagine a place where the water flows spectacularly down a small wate... +read

Yellowknife EDGE: Yellowknife Heritage Committee in Turmoil

Mutiny at City Hall: Heritage Committee tries Booting Councillor

Mark Rendell
Aug 05, 2015
De facto Heritage chair Mike Vaydik says something
De facto Heritage chair Mike Vaydik says something
  The City’s Heritage Committee is holding secret meetings and contemplating a split from City Hall after months of communication breakdowns and repeated no-shows from committee chair Coun. Phil Moon Son and members of City administration. In June, former committee chair Mike Vaydik, wh... +read

Toronto Star: Heritage District Debate in Lawrence Park West

Heritage-district notion splits Lawrence Park West

Geoffrey Vendeville
Jul 22, 2015
A proposal to make Lawrence Park West a heritage district is pitting neighbour against neighbour. Local preservationists have asked the city to make the westernmost part of the century-old neighbourhood a heritage district, like Rosedale, Wychwood Park and other areas. “I’ve been very ... +read

Events
Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015
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Heritage Ottawa's Bob and Mary Anne Phillips Memorial Heritage Forum
Saturday, September 26
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Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
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Heritage Ottawa Free Public Lecture
Wed., Sept. 16, 2015
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Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour
Sun., Sept. 13
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Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour
Sun., Aug 23, 2015
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Architectural Tour of Buffalo New York
September 12th, 2015
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Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour
Sunday, August 16
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