GBCA is assisting the not-for-profit Jury Lands Foundation to conserve one of the original buildings on this National Historic Site in Bowmanville, Ontario.  GBCA has been working on this site since 2014, preparing a mothballing plan as a means of stabilizing the abandoned site until plans were put in place for the future.

 

Learn more about the current plans here and consider supporting the Jury Lands Foundation in their efforts.

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The revitalization of Massey Hall in Toronto has been recognized with an award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies for 2023.  The International Architecture Award Honorable Mention was awarded from a field of over 750 worldwide projects.  Congratulations to the entire team of architects, contractors and craftspeople who made this project such a success.

Read more about the awards here.

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On February 23, 2023, The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and John Ecker, Chair, Board of Directors, Ontario Heritage Trust, presented the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards to those who made exceptional contributions to cultural and natural heritage conservation, environmental sustainability and biodiversity in 2022.  The Massey Hall Revitalization Project was one of this year’s recipients.

 

Created in 2006, the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards are annual, juried awards administered by the Ontario Heritage Trust to recognize remarkable achievements in heritage conservation across the province.

 

Read about all of the recipients on the Ontario Heritage Trust website.

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