Heritage Toronto has announced the nominees of the 37th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards. The awards recognize and celebrate the remarkable achievements and contributions of Toronto's industry professionals and associations, as well as its community organizations and individuals, towards the city's heritage and historical landmarks. The ceremony, which is being presented by Woodcliffe Landmark Properties, will be taking place at Koerner Hall, the Royal Conservatory of Music on Tuesday, October 4.
The nominations were solicited from the public in four categories:
1) The William Greer Architectural Conservation and Craftsmanship Category
461 King Street East
Continental Can Building, 790 Bay St. - Lobby Restoration
John Street Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd.
Seventh Post Office, No. 10 Toronto Street
Pease Foundry Building, 211 Laird Dr.
16 Glen Edyth Place
Robert Watson Lofts, 363/369 Sorauren Ave.
Shops of Summerhill, 1095 – 1103 Yonge St.
Whitney Block, 99 Wellesley St. W. - Accessibility Upgrade
2) Book Category
Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a Depression-Era City, 1929-1939 by Katrina Srigley
Creating Memory: A Guide to Outdoor Public Sculpture in Toronto by John Warkentin
Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven by Ross King
A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto by Margaret Goodfellow & Phil Goodfellow
Imagining Toronto by Amy Lavender Harris
Rose Henderson: A Woman for the People by Peter Campbell
Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto by Shawn Micallef
Therafields: The Rise and Fall of Lea Hindley-Smith's Psychoanalytic Commune by Grant Goodbrand
The Villages Within: An Irreverent History of Toronto and a Respectful Guide to the St. Andrew's Market, the Kings West District, the Kensington Market and Queen Street West by Doug Taylor
The Well-Tempered Listener: Growing Up with Musical Parents by Mary Willan Mason
Witness to a City: David Miller's Toronto by David Miller and Douglas Arrowsmith
3) Media Category
Architectural Dialogues…Moriyama & Teshima (video), directed by Glenn McArthur
Brick by Brick: The Story of the Evergreen Brick Works (video), directed by Catherine Annuau
Jane-Finch.com (website), authored by Paul Nguyen
Torontohistory.org (website), produced by Alan Brown
4) Community Heritage Award
From the Toronto and East York Community Council Area:
o Herstories Café
o The Psychiatric Survivor Archives of Toronto
o The Toronto Railway Historical Association
o The Wellington Place Neighbourhood Association
From the North York Community Council Area:
o The Bedford Park Centennial Committee
o The York Pioneer and Historical Society
Tickets for the Awards and Lecture are $30 for Heritage Toronto members, $40 general admission, or $110 for admittance to the pre-event Nominees' Reception in addition to the Awards and Lecture. To purchase tickets, contact the Royal Conservatory of Music box office at www.rcmusic.ca
For more information on this year's Toronto Heritage Awards, please visit www.heritagetoronto.org