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Archdekin-Giffen Farmhouse

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MDL assumed the Heritage Architectural review of the relocation and reconstruction phase of this project from Paul Dilse. The scope of work that is being reviewed was originally detailed in the Heritage Building Protection Plan that is part of the Plan for the...

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Canada Malting Silos

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RJC with MDL undertook an extensive site inspection of the silos (see photos). RJC reviewed and reported on the current structural conditions and feasibility for stabilization of the structures and MDL with Historica Research reviewed all previous heritage legislation and assessments and provided an updated...

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Carnovsky Bakery Building

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The Carnovsky Bakery Building, 652 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario, is an 1820’s, Kingston limestone building at the corner of a development site for which MDL along with John Cooke, Heritage Structural Engineer, are providing the conservation and restoration consulting services. The MDL team is working...

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Gooderham & Worts Historical District

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Allied Domecq & Davies and Associates : Working from an onsite office, HBA provided a detailed inventory complex, prepared drawings, and developed a master plan for re-development and re-use of this 19th and 20th century industrial site and complex. DL Project Director & Heritage Architect,...

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John Street Roundhouse

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City of Toronto, State Building Group: Re-use and Rehabilitation Strategy for the restoration of the 1929,120,000 SF, timber and brick engine repair building. DL Project Director, Heritage Architect, IBI Group. 1994-96, DL as Project Director & Heritage Architect, Hotson Bakker Architects, Bays 1-10 were disassembled...

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