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Test your knowledge of Toronto's best-known architectural examples of heritage façades. Read more

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As a last-gasp practice aimed at saving what’s left of our heritage buildings, Toronto has turned to building above, behind and inside them with results that are often bizarre and grotesque Read more

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Toronto's architecture is brimming with facadism – building new structures above, behind or inside the skins of heritage buildings. Here are 16 examples Read more

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Empire Communities proposes to demolish all but the corner facade of York Square and pile a massive 40-storey condominium tower on stilts above Read more

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When I was approached to design a sculpture outside a “historic” warehouse, I was informed that the public art budget would be severely limited Read more

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Is the cultural experience of life on Yonge Street doomed to succumb to gentrification? Read more

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