What is it about?

Following materials from the demolition of Honest Ed's in Toronto, I demonstrate how the site's legacy manifests in multiple social and physical landscapes.

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Why is it important?

This article demonstrates why it is important to think about the impact demolition and deconstruction on social and physical landscapes


It is a pleasure to present this article, which is based on research conducted on site along with the labourers conducting the work. It adopts a narrative approach which not only represents the important role of the site and its transformation through demolition and deconstruction, but the experience of everyday citizens who experienced this pivotal event.

Alison Creba

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This page is a summary of: Demolition and deconstruction legacies: Toronto’s Honest Ed’s and Mirvish Village, Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, December 2019, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/jchmsd-06-2019-0083.
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