On Saturday, March 22nd at 10:30 am, ERA Architects Inc. will participate in a public forum to discuss restoration and design opportunities for the Revue Theatre. All are welcome to partake in this discussion, which will be held inside the theatre.
The Revue Theatre is located at 400 Roncesvalles Avenue in Toronto, Ontario.
The Concrete Toronto Book has made it to the Wallpaper website.
Please see below for the link to the full
February 27, 2008 –
Thursday March 6
7pm – 9pm
City of Toronto Archives
255 Spadina Road
Stephen Otto and Michael McClelland
The Importance of Archives
Historian Stephen Otto will address the challenges that archives face while trying to stay ahead of the collecting curve with respect to architectural records, and will suggest some strategies for acquiring the best of the best. Michael McClelland of ERA Architects will explore how academic and popular interest in building types and materials changes over time, and how important it is for archives to support primary research in these new and different areas.
* Admission to the series is free, but pre-registration is required for the lecture. Please contact Paul Sharkey at email@example.com
for tickets or information.
In December of 2007 ERA completed the terracotta restoration of 299 Queen Street West, the home of Canada’s MuchMusic.
Undertaken in four phases over five years, the project included new structural steel work, repair of the terracotta tiles, and the installation of new precast elements.
ERA is pleased to announce that Phase 1 of the exterior restoration work at Cambridge City Hall has been completed. We had the pleasure of restoring the tower and the slate roof. The highlights of the restoration work were the installation of the missing original concealed gutter on the main roof, the reintroduction of the two toned slate shingles on the upper tower roof and the refreshing of the four clock faces.
Thank you to Diamond + Schmitt Architects Inc., Clifford Restoration Ltd., Heather and Little Ltd. and Centrum Renovation and Repair Inc. for a job well done.
November 23, 2007 – 6:00 – 9:00pm
The Canadian Urban Institute presents monthly roundtable breakfast seminars. On Thursday November 8th, Michael McClelland and Graeme Stewart will be discussing “The Tower Renewal Project: New Ideas for Old Buildings”.
OPPI Award of Excellence for University of Ottawa: King Edward Precinct Plan
Urban Strategies, ERA Architects and Delcan.
King Edward Precinct Study
OPPI Award of Excellence for Urban and Community Design for the Evergreen at
the Brick Works Master Plan team led by planningAlliance
Evergreen Brick Works
Built in 1931, Maple Leaf Gardens is one of Canada’s most iconic buildings. The home of hockey and many historic cultural and political events, the ‘Gardens’ holds a special place in the country’s popular culture.
ERA was privileged to prepare the nomination for Maple Leaf Gardens as a National Historic Site. In June of 2006 the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada met to consider the building’s national significance and recommended its designation. This June we are happy to announce that the Minister of the Environment recently designated Maple Leaf Gardens a National Historic Site.
Stay tuned for information on the plaque unveiling ceremony.