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Expanding Humber College

Heritage Construction is pleased to announce our latest project in the education sector – expansion of the Humber College North Campus.  Working with Montgomery Sisam Architects, the team at Heritage Construction will renovate and expand Building ‘F’, an existing structure at the North Campus originally built in the 1960’s.  Once finished, the vertical expansion of Building ‘F’ will provide Humber College with an additional 38,000 sq. ft. of space for classrooms and laboratories servicing the Health Sciences and Funeral Sciences programs. 

UTM North Building to be named Deerfield Hall

Earlier this month, Governing Council for the University of Toronto Mississauga approved the name Deerfield Hall for Phase 1 of the North Building project currently underway with Heritage Construction.  The name was selected from a list of nearly 200 entries submitted by students and staff as part of a contest to name the modern four-storey academic space.  The name Deerfield Hall was selected to reflect UTM’s ‘natural setting and its reputation for growing sustainably.’  Interior finishes are underway with the project scheduled for completion August 2014.

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Queen Richmond Centre Reaches Significant Milestone

This week, construction at Queen Richmond Centre reached a significant milestone with the first of three delta-frames set in place.  Interest in this exciting project has been intensifying with the hoisting of the delta-frame components, the nodes being the largest piece of cast structural steel ever used on a North American construction site.  Architectural firm &Co utilized delta-frames with Stephenson Engineering to create a voluminous atrium that will measure an incredible 70-feet in height.

Heritage Construction Takes Top Three Spots at the 2013 PUG Awards

Earlier this year, three projects built by Heritage Construction were nominated for the 2013 People’s Choice Awards for Best Commercial/Institutional Building.  The votes are in and all three projects built by Heritage Construction swept the podium, taking the top three spots.  Rotman School of Management, designed by KPMB, received an Honorable Mention.  14 Division, Toronto Police Service, designed by Stantec, was Runner-Up.  11 Division, Toronto Police Service, design by Stantec in conjunction with E.R.A.

2013 PUG Award Winner: 11 Division, Toronto Police Service

The 9th Annual People’s Choice Awards for Architecture selected Toronto Police Service, 11 Division, for two prestigious awards:  2013 Best Commercial/Institutional Building, and 2013 Paul Oberman Award for Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Restoration.  11 Division was built by Heritage Construction and designed by Stantec with heritage consultants E.R.A.  The project included significant restoration of the existing 1913 heritage building, formerly a school, adapted for the use of Toronto Police Service.  We are thrilled to see a project built by Heritage Construction recognized with two PUG Award

Evergreen Brick Works Design Team Recognized by Congress for New Urbanism

Built by Heritage Construction, the Evergreen Brick Works project received the 2013 Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) Charter Award honouring the efforts of the design team.  According to the news release, Evergreen Brick Works was one of only nine international projects given a 2013 Charter Award.

Library to Become Theatre

The Theatre Centre project involves the adaptation of a former Carnegie Library, which opened in 1909, located on Queen Street West in Toronto.  The facility will serve as a modern live arts hub and incubator, the permanent home of The Theatre Centre.  Services provided by Heritage Construction include the restoration and protection of the existing heritage structure, as well as a small addition to the building.  Noted heritage architect Philip Goldsmith of GBCA has provided the vision for the future of The Theatre Centre.  Heritage Construction recently worked with Mr.

Steel Work Commences at Queen Richmond

Allied Properties is redeveloping the existing four-storey office building on the lands now called Queen Richmond Centre West. The project will see the construction of a new 17-floor, 250,000 square-foot, LEED Gold, office tower. The exciting design by Sweeny Sterling Finlayson &Co Architects involves suspending the new office tower two floors above the existing 50,000 square-foot heritage building.

Heritage Construction to Build Latest Addition to University of Toronto St. George Campus

The University of Toronto selected Heritage Construction Company Limited as Construction Manager for the new Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design building.  The project site, located at 1 Spadina Crescent, will see the existing 1874 Heritage Building undergo extensive restoration and upgrades to provide student areas, faculty offices, and learning space.  Once restoration is underway, the site will continue to be developed with the addition of a new structure to service the needs of the Faculty.  University of Toronto has commissioned NADAAA, Adamson Architects, and ERA  (h

2013 People’s Choice Awards for Architecture

Of the 11 non-residential buildings nominated for the 2013 People’s Choice Awards for Architecture (dubbed the Pug Awards), three projects were constructed by Heritage Construction. Toronto Police Services 11 Division (Stantec with heritage consultants ERA), 14 Division (Stantec), and the Rotman School of Management (KPMB) all received nominations.  Voting is currently underway.  For more, please link to, http://www.pugawards.com/pug/2013-nominees.

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