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...documentation, partial dismantling, storage and re-erection on site during the construction phase. Client: Cityscape Development Corporation & Dundee Realty Partner: architectsAlliance Consultant: Ava A Janikowski Architect The Stone Distillery The Stone Distillery is the most prominent structure on the site of the Distillery District, National Historic Site. Erected 1859 to 1861, this is the oldest distillery structure in Canada and...
An icon of the Toronto streetscape, the Gooderham Building was the headquarters for the Gooderham and Worts distillery complex further east at Parliament and Mill Streets. The building was designed by architect David Roberts Jr. and built in 1892. The much-photographed “flatiron” building is the architectural anchor for the St. Lawrence market neighbourhood. The property is designated by the City...
ERA Contributes to the 2017 AIAS Quad Conference Through Tours of the Firm’s Office and The Distillery District
As host of the 2017 American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Quad Conference, Ryerson University reached out to ERA Architects to host a tour of the firm’s offices and to conduct a tour of The Distillery District on March 10th & 11th respectively. Ryerson’s vision for the event was in inspiring and educating students on new perspectives of architecture introduced...Read More
ERA Presents at TCLF Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape
...visitors) to various parks, memorials, historic neighbourhoods and world-class waterfront centres. ERA led tours of University Avenue, Osgoode Hall Gardens, Guild Park & Gardens, Allan Gardens, and Gooderham & Worts Distillery Complex, located in the historic Distillery District. Gooderham & Worts Distillery Complex. Image Credit: Charles Birnbaum We look forward to see how conversations brought forward by the TCLF conference...Read More
Celebrating ERA’s 30th anniversary
...today. Urban transformation through adaptive re-use One of the first widescale projects we took on as ERA was the Distillery District. As the Architect-of-Record for the overall Distillery District project and Heritage Architect for a series of the tenant spaces, we’ve seen how adaptive reuse of historic buildings can spark urban transformation. The potential for this type of renewal extends...Read More
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....Read More
What’s on This Week: The Ward Book Launch, Toronto the Good, TCLF Conference, and Doors Open Toronto
...fellow architects, designers, thinkers, and urban-minded people. This year, TTG will be hosted in partnership with the TCLF conference. Join us at the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District, 28 Distillery Lane. Doors Open Toronto: The 16th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, offering free and rare access to...Read More
ACO NextGen Charrette on Mill St.
...presentations about the historic First Parliament Site by the Ontario Heritage Trust’s Sam Wesley and Laura Hatcher, as well as informative tour of the site led by ERA’s Andrew Pruss and the Distillery District’s Jamie Goad. Each team delivered a five-minute presentation to a panel of judges including Andrew and Jamie, as well as Michael Tocher and Peter Heyblom from...Read More
Tuckpointing: a note on detail
...is a much brighter white overlaid on both brick and mortar. The image below, which shows a detail from the Stone Distillery at Toronto’s Distillery District, shows how the technique of tuckpointing can be used in stone masonry as well. To learn more about traditional brick and mortar techniques, please consider joining us for one of Gerard Lynch’s masonry workshops....Read More
Toronto the Good
...and in city building. We started these parties with Spacing Magazine and [murmur], and they have continued to be involved each year. Other partners have included Heritage Toronto, the Carpenters Union, the Toronto Society of Architects, the Distillery District, Harbourfront Centre, and Cities Centre. The first Toronto the Good took place at the Distillery District, but there was one at...Read More
...involved each year. Other partners have included Heritage Toronto, the Carpenters Union, the Toronto Society of Architects, the Distillery District, Harbourfront Centre, and Cities Centre. The first Toronto the Good took place at the Distillery District, but there was one at Fort York, when the Mayor shot off a cannon. The 2011 invasion of Hart House is a new venture...Read More
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...Read More