Toronto Architectural Conservancy

Type: Heritage Board

A branch of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, the Toronto Architectural Conservancy seeks to preserve Toronto’s architectural and environmental heritage.


Public Programming:


Occasional exhibits in partnership with other cultural / heritage institutions related to the architectural history of Toronto and urban development in Toronto in general.


Occasional public lectures dealing with aspect of Toronto’s architectural history.

Online Resources

The Conservancy offers a searchable database, “Building Blocks: History of Queen West,” which lists every Call for Tender issued for construction projects on Queen Street West, Toronto, between 1847 and 1890, printed in The Globe and Mail. The database is accessible for a fee.


Occasional publications dealing with various aspects of architecture, construction, and urban development in Toronto. Topics include notable architects, urban exploration, parks, hospitals and asylums, architectural conservation / restoration, famous landmarks, streets / roads, and neighbourhoods. The publications are accessible for a fee.

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:

Address & Contact Information:

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 7162, Station A
Toronto, ON
M5W 1X8

Phone: answering machine 416-947-1066

Hours of Operation:


Key Words: architecture