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NYHS director Sarah McCabe and Gibson House Museum interpreter Madi, after a terrific socially distanced guided neighbourhood walking tour. Photo by Richard Fiennes-Clinton.

New HistoricTO Walking Tours

Wednesday, July 29 – Friday, September 4 Toronto History Museums welcomes you to HistoricTO – a new cultural experience that connects Toronto’s communities through time-ticketed, guided neighbourhood walking tours. Tours provide equitable and inclusive access to local history, heritage and land-based learnings at Toronto History Museums. Dates & Times: Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m., 12:30 …

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Edith George with one of the largest and oldest oak trees in Toronto, located on Coral Gable Drive near Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue in North York

Help Save 250-Year-Old North York Tree

North Yorker Edith George is fundraising to saving a magnificent and historic red oak tree in North York’s Humbermede neighbourhood. Please have a look at the CTV News video below for details. A 250-year-old tree may be saved by a North York community coming together to raise $430,000. Full story from @BethCTV: https://t.co/73uJDZNcUq pic.twitter.com/qGIVXHCvZa — …

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Sculpture of artist C.W. Jefferys by Adrienne Alison in York Mills Park, near where he lived and worked for 50 years (Photo: Sarah McCabe)

NYHS Remembers Sculptor Adrienne Alison

The North York Historical Society is saddened to learn of the death of Toronto sculptor Adrienne Alison, on November 14, 2018. Adrienne was very special to us, as she sculpted two statues for the Society (and presented at our March 2016 meeting). Please see https://nyhs.ca/adrienne-alison-sculptor/ for more information. The Society has sent its condolences to Adrienne’s family.

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ACO Launches Questions for MPP Candidates

From ACO Built Heritage News – Issue No. 269 – May 21, 2018, by Catherine Nasmith Architectural Conservancy Ontario has released a set of questions for provincial election candidates. They cover five topics: financial incentives for heritage, conserving our school heritage, heritage as an environmental priority for public sector buildings, energy efficiency incentives for heritage …

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Toronto Old City Hall

Future City of Toronto Museum

In an “Opinion” article on January 22nd, Alex Bozikovic wrote in the Globe & Mail that “Old City Hall towers over Toronto. The grand sandstone pile stands at the top of the Bay Street canyon, its carvings and gables testifying to Victorian Toronto’s ambition and craftsman-ship.” This was a few days before a report was to be presented …

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