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Best New Rental Development

ERA is pleased to announce that Jazz by Concert Properties was selected as the Best New Rental Development High-Rise at the 6th Annual MAC Awards held by the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO). ERA worked with Burka Varacalli Architects as the Heritage Architect for this project.

http://jazzbyconcert.com/

Evergreen at the Brick Works

ERA is excited to continue working with Evergreen at the Brickworks and begin new endeavors with du Toit Allsopp Hillier, Joe Lobko Architect, Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes, and Diamond + Schmitt on the next phase of this innovative brownfield project.

Check out the project at www.evergreen.ca

Image courtesy of Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes

2006 Heritage Toronto Awards

On October 30th 2006, ERA was honoured to receive a Heritage Toronto Award of Merit for Architectural Conservation and Craftsmanship on Toronto Police Services 51 Division Building. The consultant team for this adaptive reuse project included ERA, Stantec Architecture Ltd., Eastern Construction and Colonial Building Restoration.

2006 Ontario WoodWORKS Awards

ERA is pleased to announce that The Ojibway Club in Pointe au Baril, Ontario was the recipient of this year’s Wood Council Heritage Award. Also recognized was the Boiler House Restaurant at the Distillery District, this year’s commercial recipient of the Council’s Wood Design Award.

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!

Respectful Rehabilitation

This past year ERA Principal Michael McClelland was a guest lecturer at Simon Fraser University. His lectures on Respectful Rehabilitation included “Rehabilitation and New Design – The Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario” and “Balancing Heritage Conservation in the Private Sector: A Case Study of the Distillery District in Toronto”. They can now be viewed online at www.sfu.ca/city/city_pgm_videos.htm

Heritage Canada Award

ERA is pleased to announce that Cityscape Holdings and Dundee Distillery District Commerical Inc. were the recipents of the 2006 Heritage Canada Foundation Corporate Prize for the rehabilitation of the Stone Distillery Building at the Distillery Historic District, Toronto.

100 Yorkville

The Old Mount Sinai Hospital building, originally built in 1934 and left partially demolished in 1988, has been repaired and made weather tight with the assistance of ERA. It will be moved onto the sidewalk of Yorkville Avenue while the new foundations for 100 Yorkville are constructed, and then returned to its original location.

Far Coast Coffee

ERA worked with K. Paul Architect Inc. to restore 95A Bloor Street West in the spirit of its 1950s Scandinavian design for the launch of Far Coast coffee in Toronto on September 22.

CAPHC Heritage Awards

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ERA was pleased to receive two Canadian Association of Professional Heritage Consultants Awards for Preservation of a heritage building for Ruthven Park National Historic Site and Craftsmanship in conjunction with John F. Wilcox, Vitreous Glassworks for work at The Royal Ontario Museum.