Come celebrate Heritage Toronto 's 40th anniversary of the Heritage Toronto Awards. To mark this occasion, a symposium at the Toronto Reference Library will look at the challenges, successes and failures in the preservation and conservation of our heritage and historic sites.
Sean Fraser, Director of Heritage Programs and Operations for Ontario Heritage Trust will moderate the discussion with panelists Cathy Nasmith, President, Toronto chapter of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, George Baird, former Dean of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto & partner at Baird Sampson Neuert Architects; Harold Madi, Director of Urban Design for the City of Toronto, Alex Spiegel from Windmill Developments and Mike York, President, Carpenters' Union Local 27.
The Toronto Reference Library and North York Central Library have built up a remarkable collection of Toronto heritage materials. Be it the Reference Library's Toronto Collection and Local History materials and maps (2nd floor), the new Marilyn and Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre (5th floor), or North York's Canadiana Department, the Toronto Public Library is a wonderful resource to research Toronto's built heritage.
Come to the Toronto Reference Library Atrium,
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 7-8:30 pm.
To pre-register, go to the Heritage Toronto webpage.