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The Crosstown: EGLINTONconnects

ERA, alongside Brook McIlroy, planningAlliance, City of Toronto, and others, received the 2015 Canadian Institute of Planners Award for Planning Excellence for the comprehensive project report, EGLINTONconnects. The project report also won the Award of Merit for the Visions and Master Plans Category in the 2015 Toronto Urban Design Awards.  EGLINTONconnects, also known as The...

Trinity Bellwoods Gates

Trinity Bellwoods Park was formerly part of a large swath of military reserve around the nascent Town of York, founded in 1791. In 1851, Bishop John Strachan purchased the land as the site for the original Trinity College. This building was completed in 1852, and all that remains of it are the gates we see...

Eglinton Crosstown Study

The Crosstown, which will bring rapid transit along Eglinton and span the city from Scarborough to Etobicoke, represents the largest transit investment Toronto has made in a generation. ERA is part of a team that includes Brook McIlroy, planningAlliance, and Public Work, among others, in planning and designing the corridor as it prepares to be...

Union Station Train Shed

The Union Station Train Shed, designed by A.R. Ketterson, a Toronto Terminals Railway Assistant Bridge Engineer, was built in 1929-30. The design was a variation on the Bush train shed invented by American Engineer Lincoln Bush in 1904. Bush sheds replaced the large, expensive, and difficult-to-maintain balloon-framed sheds that were common in 19th-century Europe. Smoke...

R.C. Harris Filtration Plant

The R.C. Harris Filtration Plant is a fine example of Depression era public works project at a grand scale. In 1998, these Art Deco buildings, set amidst terraced lawns overlooking Lake Ontario, were designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Site. E.R.A. was commissioned to develop Heritage Guildelines for future interventions and Heritage Assessment documents...

Recent Projects

University Commons, University of Alberta University of Alberta
Sturgeon Bay Cottage Private client
Point au Baril, Ontario