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    25
    April
    2017

    Ontario Place Cinesphere and Pods and CN Tower receive 2017 Prix du XXe siècle

    The National Trust for Canada, in partnership with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), announces the Ontario Place Cinesphere and Pods and the CN Tower as recipients of the 2017 Prix du XXe siècle – recognized for their enduring excellence and national significance to Canada’s architectural legacy. Ontario Place’s dramatic structures by Toronto architect […]

    1
    April
    2014

    Toronto City Hall and Civic Square and the Strutt House honoured with with the Prix du XXe siècle

    Strutt House, Aylmer, PQ – 1955-1956 Architect: James W. Strutt Canadian architect James W. Strutt, is one of many architects who consider his own house to be a “signature piece” of his long and distinguished career. Located in Aylmer, Quebec, the building is a deceptively simple integration of structure, building science and planning. The house […]

    27
    June
    2012

    Heritage Canada Foundation Top 10 Endangered Places List Released

    The 2012 Heritage Canada Foundation Top 10 Endangered Places was released today and included 2 modern Ontario sites:  Ontario Place in Toronto and Hamilton Education Centre in Hamilton.  The Ontario Place nomination as an endangered place was prepared and submitted by Docomomo Canada Ontario to the Heritage Canada Foundation.  Included below are excepts from the […]

    12
    June
    2012

    Ontario Place: A Modernist cultural landscape at risk

    An internationally renowned urban waterfront park, Toronto’s unique futuristic site called Ontario Place captured the avant-garde architectural ideas of the late 1960s. It’s closing for some badly needed attention that, unfortunately, could include demolition of its most historic features. Learn more! This article is featured in the latest edition of Heritage Magazine available through the […]

    documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the modern movement