Three Stories, Eight Sides

Three Stories, Eight Sides

My goal was to investigate the unique octagon home that once stood at 368 Dundas street on the north side mid-way between Waterloo and Colborne streets and the many connections of people and ideas.

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

Over its many decades, 246 Dundas has featured angled entrances, awnings, painted-over stucco, and re-positioned ground-level windows. Yet, its Georgian “bones” continue to shine.

Gothic London Lost

Gothic London Lost

London's Gothic Hall was built in 1845 and was dismantled and put into storage in the early 1990s but where is it now?

You won't believe these 10 buildings London's torn down!

You won't believe these 10 buildings London's torn down!

I'm generally optimistic about London's heritage record. We've lost some buildings, true, but we've kept many more. Indeed, many of the building's I'm going to talk about were replaced by buildings we value today for their heritage value. 

Let's Jam.

Let's Jam.

The History Jam is only a week away and we're excited to see you there! You may have some questions about how this is going to shake down and we'll attempt to answer some of that here.

One Corner, Many Stories

One Corner, Many Stories

Downtown London has been London's heart since the 1820s. Every neighbourhood in the city - even the newest suburb - has a history, and many of them, such as Old East, Hamilton Road, and Wortley Village, have histories which are rich and fascinating. What makes Downtown special is that its history links to every other part of the city in a rich web of connections.

Having A Blast in the Past

Having A Blast in the Past

A little over four years ago I walked into the old Great West Beef for the very first time, it was gutted, musty and poorly lit and I fell in love immediately. Before I left from that visit (and months before we signed a lease) I pledged to find out everything I could about the building. That visit started my trip down the rabbit hole of London’s heritage.