0 Likes

Evergreen Brick Works Young Welcome Centre
Toronto

From http://ebw.evergreen.ca/

From 1889 to the 1980s the Don Valley Brick Works was one of Canada’s pre-eminent brickyards. At its peak more than 43 million bricks a year were manufactured for use in the construction of homes and buildings across Canada. Many of Toronto’s most prominent buildings were made from Don Valley brick – Massey Hall and Old City Hall are two examples.

In the 1990s the City and TRCA raised approximately $6 million to restore the site’s quarry as a park and natural area. The Don Valley Brick Works Park is awe-inspiring: a haven for wildlife and naturalists alike, it is at the heart of Toronto’s ravines. Opened in 1996, the park is managed by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation. The Don Valley Brick Works Park is worth a visit in any season.

Here at the Young Welcome Centre people will orient themselves to the site, find out the day’s happenings and choose which part of the site to experience first. Tours will leave from here and the Centre will include exhibition space, heritage information as well as industrial artifacts including the John Price Brick Press and Foreman’s Shed.

Copyright: Digitalproperties.ca - bryan groulx
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 16812x8406
Chargée: 23/11/2010
Mis à jour: 03/07/2014
Affichages ::

...


Tags: heritage; geotourism; bricks; quarry
comments powered by Disqus

DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Evergreen Brickworks Commons Renovation
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Evergreen Brick Works Chimney Court Renovation
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Gord Miller Green Infrastructure Coalition
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Gord Miller Speech Evergreen Brick Works
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Evergreen Brick Works Renovations
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Danforth and Broadview Streetcar
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Danforth and Broadview Intersection
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Michael Amantea Hawthorn Extension
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Big Carrot on Danforth
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Big Carrot on Danforth
Clay Morehead
Carolers on Christmas Eve
Clay Morehead
Nativity Scene
Fariborz Alagheband
Hand Paint Shop(Ghalamkari)
Robert Cottet-Gaydon
Piana creeks
Francesco Favalesi
The red and its lakes
Rami Saarikorpi
Von Hertzen Brothers
Volker Uhl
Neist Point Lighthouse Isle of Skye
Sahneh
The North Pole 90°N-2
www.360tourist.net
Abu Dabab Garden013
Maxa Fedyai
Tepe-Kermen. sunrise
Jook Leung | 360VR Images
Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower glass skywalk observation deck
Ramin Dehdashti
Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque
Fariborz Alagheband
Khajo Bridje
Ramin Dehdashti
The Mashrutiyat House
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Harvard University Science Centre
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Christmas at Eatons Centre Toronto
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Dedicated Volunteers Plant New Foilage at High Park Station Toronto
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Casa Loma Central Deck
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Hutchison Lake Cottages
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Gwendolyn MacEwen Park
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Pan Pacific Hotel, Canada Place, Vancouver
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Market Lane Woodbridge
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Renaissance Hotel Rogers Centre
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Current River Dam
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
St John's Dixie Cemetery & Crematorium
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Quincy Market Colonnade
More About Canada

The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).Like the other big cities in Canada, Vancouver is vividly multicultural and Vancouverites are very, very serious about their coffee.Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).But here's a Vancouver secret only the coolest kids know: the best sandwiches in the city aren't found downtown. Actually, they're hidden in Edgemont Village at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the North Shore."It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, VancouverText by Steve Smith.