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Building a Better Tomorrow: The Schools of the Toronto Board of Education 1950-1965

April 04, 2016
University of Toronto Health Sciences building, 155 College Street, Toronto

April 4, 7 pm

Building a Better Tomorrow: The Schools of the Toronto Board of Education 1950-1965

ROBERT MOFFATT

Faced with the Baby Boom, the Toronto Board of Education undertook a massive construction program during the 1950s and early 1960s. Board architects Frederick Etherington and Peter Pennington created new school buildings based on Modernist design principles. Today, many of these now-historic schools are in need of renewal and at risk for redevelopment. How can they be preserved?

Robert Moffatt is the author of Toronto Modern, a primary online resource for Toronto’s heritage Modernist architecture. He is a marketer for architecture and design firms.

All lectures take place in room 610 in 155 College Street, the University of Toronto Health Sciences building. Entry is free or pay what you can. Please visit www.acotoronto.ca/events.php.

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