Much of Bloor West Village was built in the 1920s. There’s a distinctive look and feel to the neighbourhood’s houses and buildings. However, few local buildings are protected by any kind of heritage designation.

In January 2014 we submitted a Heritage Conservation District proposal. To understand the benefits of a Heritage Conservation District designation, read our development.

At our 2011 Annual General Meeting, we were fortunate to have local heritage expert Madeleine McDowell give an extensive presentation on the history of the area.  The whole event was filmed for us by Daniel Libby of Support in Local Scene Action. Thank you Daniel! Here’s the full-length video, followed by a series of shorter videos in which the full presentation is broken into brief parts.

Broken into seven parts:

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