UT has written, briefly, about the wonderfully-named "Wellington Destructor" and there is lots more about it at: http://www.uerev.com/index.php?pid=wellington The City are about to do work on it and are looking for bids (Call number: 9121-15-7085) : Professional Services, Architectural Services Description: Securing and Mothballing of the Wellington Incinerator: 677 Wellington Street The Purpose of this RFP is obtain Proposals for the preparation of specifications and plans for the securing and mothballing of the property known as the Wellington Street Incinerator, also known as the Wellington Destructor, (hereafter referred to as the Incinerator) so as to halt its deterioration and prevent entry to the site by unauthorized personnel and animals, for up to 5 years. The Incinerator, located at 677 Wellington Street West is owned by the City of Toronto. The City is seeking a qualified Vendor with either direct heritage conservation experience, or supporting team members with direct heritage conservation experience to assess the condition of the structure, prepare tender ready plans and specification for the mothballing and securing of the structure, and to provide contract administration of constructors to undertake the tender packages. The Vendor will also be required to provide all necessary services to ensure that all drawings and specifications are complete and ready to be tendered to a qualified General Contractor to complete the work according to the schedule set out herein. The Vendor will provide all Contract Administration services on behalf of the City until the completion of the project. In addition to the securing of the building, there is extensive contamination on the site due to large volumes of garbage infested with mold, animal feces and other hazardous substances. All garbage will be removed and disposed under a separate contract prior to the mothballing of the building. The hazardous materials, including lead paint and asbestos on some mechanical parts, will not be undertaken at this time. The vendor will be responsible for ensuring that all personnel have adequate PPE for working on the site. Although this project is not a heritage restoration project, the building is a listed heritage property and as such, the mothballing and securing of the property must be completed consistent with accepted conservation approaches, and The Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada.