Unbuilt Toronto 2 : More of the City That Could Have Been - April 18th

April 11, 2012 | Andrew

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In a fitting connection with TPL's Keep Toronto Reading month in April and celebrating our city, award winning author Mark Osbaldeston returns to the North York Central Library on April 18th to discuss more of the never realized building projects in the Toronto area based on his new book Unbuilt Toronto 2 : More of the City That Could Have Been. TPL also has copies of Unbuilt Toronto : the City That Could Have Been.

North York Central Library, Room 1
5120 Yonge Street, Toronto

Wednesday April 18th , 2012, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Discover some of Toronto's most fascinating planning, transit and architectural "what-ifs," as Mark presents an illustrated talk. Admission is free and all are welcome!

The program is co-sponsored by the North York Historical Society and the North York Central Library Canadiana Department. Mark Osbaldeston has utilized the Canadiana Department's collections while researching the book including examining the proposal to place CBC headquarters in North York in the late 1960s.

A few past blog posts of interest mentioning Mark Osbaldeston and Unbuilt Toronto:

The Canadiana Department holds a reference collection of Canadian genealogy, Ontario local history, North York history, and materials related to Canada. The Department also houses collections from these genealogical societies:

  • Ontario Genealogical Society
  • Jewish Genealogical Society (Toronto Branch)
  • Canadian Society of Mayflower Descendants
  • York Pioneer and Historical Society
  • Société franco-ontarienne d'histoire et de généalogie