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Design charrette: students and young pros

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...of 5 or 6, and are given the majority of the day to develop and present an innovative scheme for a specific site. This year the focus will be a site adjacent to Toronto’s Distillery District, along Mill St. between Parliament and Trinity, including 18-20 Trinity St. ERA Architects will be supporting the program by contributing technical drawings, 3D models,...

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CAHP Awards

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The 2009 Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals Awards were hosted at the Artscape Wychwood Barns on September 25th. ERA was identified as part of the team for the CAHP Award for Environmentally Sustainable Rehabilitation, for the Artscape Wychwood Barns. Congratulations goes out to Sally Gibson for receiving the Heritage Communication Award of Excellence for Distillery District Heritage Handouts for Tenants....

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Sept. 11: Toronto the Good Party!

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Toronto the Good is a party thrown each year by ERA Architects and friends to celebrate Toronto and contemplate its history and evolution with fellow architects, designers, thinkers, and urban-minded people. This year: Election Theme! Co-hosted by Dave Meslin and RaBIT Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 to 11 pm at The Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District Join us for free...

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The Holiday Spirit

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ERA celebrated the season with an insiders tour of the Distillery District (an active project in the office since 1995), and an obligatory stop at the Mill St Brewery, followed by a wonderful dinner party at the (perfectly historic) Campbell House. Thanks go to curator Liz Driver and planner David Vallee, our gracious hosts; it was a great way to...

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2010 Governor General Awards

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The 2010 Governor General Awards Ceremony – Monday January 31st in Ottawa. Shim-Sutcliffe Architects and ERA Architects will be receiving a medal in architecture for the Corkin Gallery which is located in Toronto’s Distillery District. Shim-Sutcliffe were the design architects and ERA, the heritage architect for this project. To view the full list of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture...

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Toronto the Good Celebrates the City’s Parks & Trees

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...cash bar, and a lively crowd of people passionate about design and democracy in Toronto. Admission is free but registration is required. This year’s event will also include a silent auction featuring this scenic photograph taken by the talented artist, Robert Burley. When: Friday, May 22nd, 2015, 6:30pm – 11:00pm. Where: The Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District. Guest Appearances...

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Preparing for Toronto the Good party

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...the inaugural event, we’ve added other partners like the Toronto Society of Architects, Wireless Toronto, and Heritage Toronto and made the event one of the most popular during the Festival of Architecture and Design held each May. The event has been hosted once at Fort York and three other times at the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District. We are...

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R.L. Hearn Generating Station

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...Toronto, known for adaptive reuse of industrial buildings such as the Brickworks, Wychwood Barns and Distillery District, is lending its weight to a movement to reuse the Hearn. Read the full article ‘Proposal calls for three rinks in Hearn plant‘ A map of Toronto highlighting the downtown core and the site of the R.L. Hearn Generating Station. Will MacIvor Situated...

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TCLF Presents, Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape Conference

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...– Toronto the Good Reception. Location: The Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Lane. May 23, 6:00pm – 9:00pm – Evergreen Brickworks Tour & Reception. Location: Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Avenue. May 23 & May 24, 9:00am – 5:00pm – What’s Out There® Weekend free expert-led tours of various sites around Toronto. Click here to view the different tour stops. Click here...

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Toronto the Good: Great!

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...thanks to Sonya Tytor and Julie Tyndorf, Dave Meslin and all the people from RaBIT, DJ Elijah Walsh (the Unknown Funk Hero), photographer Catherine Mombourquette, Astley Gilbert Printers, Spacing Magazine, the Fermenting Cellar and the Distillery District, the OPPI, and mayoral candidates Morgan Baskin, Olivia Chow, Mark Cidade, Mathew Crack, Ari Goldkind, Klim Khomenko, Michael Nicula, Lee Romanov, Sketchy the...

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Respectful Rehabilitation

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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...

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2006 Ontario WoodWORKS Awards

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ERA is pleased to announce that The Ojibway Club in Pointe au Baril, Ontario was the recipient of this year’s Wood Council Heritage Award. Also recognized was the Boiler House Restaurant at the Distillery District, this year’s commercial recipient of the Council’s Wood Design Award. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!...

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