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Canada Life London: Barrier-Free Upgrades to the North Entry Canada Life and GWL Realty Advisors
London, Ontario

The landmark Canada Life Building in London, Ontario occupies a prominent city block to the south of Victoria Park. The site is bounded by the busy streets of Dufferin Avenue to the north, Wellington Street to the east, Queens Avenue to the south, and Clarence Street to the west. Architectural details, in Beaux Arts style, decorate the historic principal façades, showcasing the work of visionary London Architect John M. Moore. The building design employs a balance of symmetry and a...

Halton Hills Cultural Heritage Strategy Town of Halton Hills
Halton Hills, Ontario

The town of Halton Hills is a layered landscape of small and large urban settlements and crossroads communities, rural agricultural landscapes, river valleys and hills, with the Niagara Escarpment running through its northwestern corner. Nestled between the urban municipalities of Milton to the south and Brampton to the east, Halton Hills is a town on the cusp of change, much of it centred on the communities of Georgetown and Acton. In 2021, ERA was retained by the Town of Halton...

Our Yukon Heritage Reserves: Management Priorities Report Historic Sites Unit, Government of Yukon
Yukon Territory

The Government of Yukon manages a roster of Heritage Reserves throughout the Yukon territory, a set of administrative reserves created by the territorial government over four decades to provide for a range of heritage identification and conservation activities. Most sites were first identified because they included historic resources associated with colonial themes in Yukon’s history, including abandoned sternwheelers, roadhouses, Gold Rush industrial sites, and World War Two-era infrastructure projects. Over time, the Heritage Reserves have received varying levels of investment...

The Brighthouse Farm The Brighthouse Farm
Wellington, Ontario

The 100-acre Anderson-Brighthouse farmstead contains a farmhouse and barn built in 1867, a series of out buildings, and an eight-acre clearing nestled amongst a dense forest. After a successful interior renovation of the farmhouse, the owners engaged ERA as lead architects to convert the barn into a 100-person multi-purpose event space, that, according to the owners, “felt more like an outdoor Cali bar than a venue.” A fresh coat of paint and enlarged openings revitalized the exterior of the structure...

GoodLot Farmstead Brewing Co. Phil Winters, GoodLot Farm and Brewery
Caledon, Ontario

What started as a hops farm in 2009, evolved eight years later into the GoodLot Farmstead Brewing Co., and with that came the need to adapt some of the existing barn buildings. With sustainability at the forefront, ERA led the renovation of one of the barns on the 28-acre farmstead property, converting the vacant building into a solar-powered brewing facility. The structural stabilization scope included a new concrete perimeter beam, footings, and concrete floor. Once the structure was stabilized, we...