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The View from Bonavista

by ERA Architects

...artists. The Culture of Outports team is in Bonavista now, hosting our first community conversation and absorbing the beauty and unique cultural heritage of the town. As in all Culture of Outports projects, we will be working with the community to understand and express the unique quality of place which fosters and sustains a livable community. Follow us here: https://www.instagram.com/cultureofoutports/...

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New opportunities through zoning reform: Your feedback needed

by ERA Architects

...Community Hub, 1541 Jane Street South: Wednesday, April 16, 6 – 9 p.m. (presentation at 7 p.m.) Bethany Baptist Church, 1041 Pape Avenue ERA has been working with the City and other stakeholders on Tower Renewal for several years. To learn more about these efforts, please see www.towerrenewal.com, or see numerous reports and studies we’ve worked on in the past:...

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Silo 5 in Old Montreal

by ERA Architects

...North America, but as a result of a changing world economy, the activities of Silo 5 declined in the late 20th century, leading to its complete closure in 1994. In 2007, Canada Lands Company took possession of the complex and is currently studying development options for this fascinating historic site. For more information or to get involved, go to www.pointedumoulin.ca....

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Open Doors for Doors Open

by admin

...adaptive reuse studies of the oft-neglected R.L. Hearn Generating Station. Be sure and drop in while you’re out exploring the built environment this weekend. Open Doors An Exhibition Inspired by Doors Open May 26th – June 9th 2010 Reception May 27th 6:30-10pm Gallery 1313 1313 Queen St. West Gallery Hours Wed – Sun 1-6pm www.g1313.org Above graphic by ERA Architects....

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The Centre for Urban Growth and Renewal (CUG+R)

by ERA Architects

...initiatives that foster City Regions and local communities that are: well planned and designed, economically vibrant, socially diverse, culturally integrated and environmentally sustainable. CUG+R officially launched in December 2010 with the release of Tower Neighbourhood Renewal in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a report jointly prepared by CUG+R’s founding partners, ERA Architects and planningAlliance, and the launch of cugr.ca. www.cugr.ca will...

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Coming Up: The Ward – Songs and Sounds of a Lost Toronto Neighbourhood

by ERA Architects

...the music and stories of a bygone place and era, featuring: Andrew Craig, Michael Occhipinti, Mitch Smolkin, Maryem Tollar, Laurel Tubman, Louis Simao and Drew Jurecka.’ The Ward: Songs and Sounds of a Lost Toronto Neighbourhood Wednesday, April 26 • 8:00 pm • Lula Lounge • 1585 Dundas Street West (416) 588-0307 Tickets: $20 www.lula.ca Link to Eventbrite Page  ...

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Launching the RAC Zone

by ERA Architects

    Property owners, entrepreneurs, community members, academics and city builders will gather at York University in celebration of Toronto’s newest zone: the Residential Apartment Commercial (RAC) (www.raczone.ca). Moderated by Graeme Stewart, Principal of ERA and the Centre for Urban Growth and Renewal, this event hosted by the City of Toronto will centre discussions on the zone’s implementation as well...

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Tower Renewal Partnership: revitalizing communities through research, advocacy, and action

by ERA Architects

...Public Health, United Way Toronto and York Region, the Government of Ontario, Evergreen, Toronto Atmospheric Fund, Metcalf Foundation, Atkinson Foundation and the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation. Our technical project partners include NBLC and Transsolar KlimaEngineering. To learn more about our work visit: www.towerrenewal.com. For more information contact: Graeme Stewart Centre for Urban Growth and Renewal [email protected] Hadley Nelles Maytree [email protected]...

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TTG 2011!

by ERA Architects

The 2011 Toronto the Good party is this Thursday May 12th at Hart House. For more details, please visit www.torontothegood.org. ERA started the Toronto the Good parties to bring together a broad cross-section of Torontonians who are interested in the city and in city building. We started these parties with Spacing Magazine and [murmur], and they have continued to be...

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Toronto the Good

by admin

The 2011 Toronto the Good party was a great success! For more details, please visit www.torontothegood.org and stay tuned to our ERA Office Blog for event photos and discussions of the issues raised at the Tower Neighbourhood Renewal symposium. ERA started the Toronto the Good parties to bring together a broad cross-section of Torontonians who are interested in the city...

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Evergreen at the Brick Works

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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...

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The Broadview Hotel Opens its Doors to the Public

by ERA Architects

...hotel and rooftop bar and terrace reanimate this key corner site. It seems appropriate that the Broadview Hotel is at the intersection of two 24 hour streetcar lines. The project was led by Streetcar Developments with ERA Architects, Atkins+VanGroll Engineers and Design Agency. Link to project profile: https://www.eraarch.ca/project/the-broadview-hotel/ Link to Streetcar’s website, for more event information: https://streetcar.ca/ (photos: Marcus Mitanis)...

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