RESTORATION PAST

MARS CENTER

exterior masonry restoration

Date: 2009
Name: MaRS Center Heritage Facade - 101 College St
Architects: Adamson Associates I Architects & The Ventin Group
Exterior Masonry Restoration
Building 'C' historical facade, originally built in 1913, was recently restored as part of a large development project. The facade was Jos cleaned throughout the College Street frontage and the brick, sandstone and terracotta elements were repaired and/or replaced with new and/or salvaged material as required to ensure the longevity of the historic masonry structure.

KING KARL BAND SHELL 

structural restoration

DATE: 2006/2007
NAME: King Karl Band Shell
King Karl Band Shell, located in beautiful Oleson Park, Fort Dodge is one of Iowa's most significant structures.
The band shell houses among other venues an outdoor concert series, which begun in the summer of 1921 after King Karl arrived in Fort Dodge. This concrete structure was completely restored with great care to preserve its heritage significance.

GUELPH CIVIC CENTRE 

restoration

Date: 2007/2008
Name: Guelph Civic Center
Architects: Moriyama & Teshima Planners and Goldsmith Borgal & Co. Ltd Architects
Restoration
Guelph's new city hall incorporates the historic Winter Foir all and the city's fire hall, originally built in 1899. This complex was converted into Guelph Memorial Gardens (1948) and has been through several renovations in its time. As part of the current project, the north heritage wall (Winter Fair Wall) of the gardens was spared and Clifford as given the task to restore the old wall to its original Grandeur.

HARD ROCK CAFE 

terra cotta restoration

Date: 2009
Name: Hard Rock Cafe - Toronto
Architects: ERA Architects
Terra Cotta Restoration
Restoration and cleaning of the terra cotta facade. As well, re-instating the cornice previosly removed with new units archored to the existing structure.

 

CHUM TV BUILDING 

facade restoration

Date: 2003-2007
Name: Chum T.V - 299 Queen Street West
Architects: Quadrangle Architects Ltd & ERA Architects
Originally designed by Burl, Burke, Norwood and White in 1913. Restoration of this historic building took place in phases from 2001-2008 and included:
-Cleaning the facade
-Terra cotta restoration and replacement
-Salvage and rebuild of sections of the parapets and building apron course
-Careful removal of harmful cementitous coating applied on the masonry elements during the 1970's

 

NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL 

project grande jete maitland street renovation

 Date: 2006/07
Name: National Ballet School
Architects: GBCA & KPIMB
Project Grande Jete Academic Building
The restoration projects were completed in two phases the 'Jarvis' site involved the restoration of two historic structures. The North Field House (1854) and Havergal Building (1898). The exterior of the two buldings were restored to preserve the original design while incorporating them into the new structure.
The restoration work involved:
- Jos cleaning of the facade
- Provide connections for the new buildings
- Re-instate previous alterations to original conditions
- Miscellaneous repairs repointing throughout
- Restoration of the existing wood windows

NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL 

project grande jete academic building

Date: 2006/07
Name: National Ballet School
Architects: GBCA & KPMB
Project Grande Jete Maitland Street Reno
The 'Maitland Street renovations included a new studio and residence, which were carefully added on the historic site.
Work included:
-Store interior feature walls
-Exterior masonry
-Interior block partitions

MCMICHAEL GALLERY 

sandstone inukshuk conservation

Date: 2005
Name: McMichael Gallery
Conservation of the stone sculpture that is located among many others on the 100 acres of the MciViichael grounds.

11 ST. JOSEPH STREET BUILDING 

dismantle & rebuild masonry facade

Date: 2002/03
Name: 11 St Joseph
Architects: Young & Wright Architects Inc. and Taylor I Knell Architects Ltd.
Dismantle and Rebuild Masonry Facade
Glen Grove Suites and Condominium Residences is located near Yonge and Bloor Streets. Recently developed, we carefully intergrated the historic facade, which was cataloged and dismantled to allow for the new structure to be constructed. The facade was then reconstructed in its original location on the property.

165-167 CHURCH STREET 

exterior facade restoration & rebuild

Date: 2003
Name: 165-167 Church Street
Architects: Burka Varacalli Architects
Exterior Facade Restoration and Rebuild
Three buildings were restored at this site at 165-167 Church Street. The facade at 167 Church Street was retained and restored in place while the other two were carefully documented and due to the extensive deterioration, were rebuilt to match the existing architecture.

NIAGARA FALLS CASINO/GATEWAY 

masonry restoration & cleaning

Date: 2003
Name: Niagara Falls Casino/Gateway
Architects: Bregman & Hamann and Zeidler Partnership
Masonry Restoration and Cleaning
The historic hydro building wings were documented and salvaged to be rebuilt as part of the new casino complex while the center portion wos retained in place and restored during the construction of the new building.

ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC 

portico restoration

Date: 2002
Name: Royal Conservatory of Music
Architects: KPMB Architects and GBCA Architects
Restoration
This restoration work was completed in several phases. Its last phase incorporating o new concert hall in the rear of the complex. Restoration phases included:
-Front entrance portico
-Mozzolin concert hall
-South elevation of McMaster Hall restoration and retrofit with the new wing
-Restoration of the McMaster Hall spire towering over the historic building

TORONTO OLD CITY HALL 

exterior restoration

Date: 2001-2003
Name: Toronto Old City Hall
Architects: The Ventin Group
Exterior Restoration
Toronto's third city hall officially opened September 18, 1899. Designed By Toronto Architect E.J.Lennox.
Major restoration has been performed over the post few years in several phases including:
- Complete refurbishment of the front entrance portico
- Clock tower restoration and resurrection of the tower gargoyles
- Rebuild / resurrection of the gables and chimneys around the perimeter of the building
- Seismic upgrades inside the belfry and observation deck of the clock tower

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

cellular & biomolecular research center - masonry cleaning & restoration

Date: 2002
Name: University of Toronto Cellular & Bimolecular Research Center
Architects: Architects Alliance and ERA Architects
Masonry Ceaning Job and Restoration
Now part of the interior, the masonry facade cleaned and restored as well as restoration to the existing wood windows.

CASA LOMA STABLES 

exterior masonry restoration

Date: 2001
Name: Casa Loma Stables
Architects: Taylor I Hazel! Architects
Exterior Masonry Restoration
Extensive removal and dismantling of the roman stone was required due to its deteriorated condition. New roman stone units were produced to replace the original roman stone and rebuilt to its original design.

OSGOODE HALL HISTORIC FENCE

 stone & cast iron restoration

Date: 2001
Name: Osgoode Hall Historic Fence Architects: Taylor I Hazell Architects
Store and cast iron restoration
Ongoing restoration of the cast iron fence assembly and sandstone base.

 

 

 

 

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