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Restoration Projects

Ontario Legislature
Queens Park Window Restoration

Location:
Toronto, Ontario

Client:
Ontario Legislative Assembly

Description:
Restoration of 750 large windows in this 1893 building. Work included repair and thermal upgrading of original wood windows and accurate reproduction of new windows. Work completed while building remained occupied. Work schedule around activities of the Legislature, Premier, Lieutenant Governor, etc. Air monitoring to ensure occupant health and safety during lead paint abatement. Testing by independent testing laboratories confirmed 90 % reduction in air infiltration on restored windows.

Shoalts and Zaback have also completed a separate project to restore 250 steel windows in the North Wing of the Legislature building.

Awards: Toronto Historic Board Award of Merit 1995.

 









Shoalts & Zaback Architects Ltd.