Top 10 Endangered Places List

The Top 10 Endangered Places List shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk due to neglect or lack of funding. The List brings media attention and gives a welcome shot in the arm for local groups involved in challenging campaigns to save places that matter.

As part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, the Canadian Construction Association has signed up as the sponsor for the National Trust’s 2018 Top 10 Endangered Places List.

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1029 Tower Road

Halifax, NS

Located within a registered heritage streetscape, this beautiful 19th century cottage may fall prey to densification pressure. Top 10 Endangered…

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Moose Jaw Natatorium

Moose Jaw, SK

Iconic Depression-era swimming facility will disappear if creative solutions for its renewal aren’t found. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2018…

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White House

Stratford, ON

A majestic home risks losing its larger-than-life portico and its spacious grounds, key elements of its character that have made…

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Victoria High School

Victoria, BC

Seismic upgrades threaten the oldest high school in Victoria. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2018 Why it matters: Built of…

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Muscowequan Residential School

Lestock, SK

Local Indigenous community fighting to save this crumbling residential school as a testament to resilience. Top 10 Endangered Places List:…

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St. Mary’s Pulp and Paper Mill

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Monumental Pulp Tower and Board Mill buildings in historic industrial complex need investment and vision to prevent their loss. Top…

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Former Carnegie Library and City of Winnipeg Archives

Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg’s first public library languishes years after storm damages roof. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2018 Why it matters: Built…

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Royal Victoria Hospita

Montreal, QC

The future of this historically significant, yet largely-abandoned complex is in limbo. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2018 Why it…

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A. Minchau Blacksmith Shop

Edmonton, AB

Weak legislation and inadequate financial incentives place this Old Strathcona boomtown gem at risk. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2018…

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Covered Bridges of New Brunswick

New Brunswick

These iconic structures are being lost across the province to flooding, maintenance issues and lack of expert attention. Top 10…

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Nottawasaga Lighthouse

Collingwood, ON

Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2016 The Nottawasaga Lighthouse was decommissioned in 2003 after an engineering study noted that the…

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St. Stephen Post Office

St. Stephen, NB

Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2016 The St. Stephen Post Office in St. Stephen, NB, previously at risk of demolition…

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Petrie Building

Guelph, ON

Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2014 The Petrie Building in Guelph, ON, previously at risk of demolition by neglect, was…

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Guild Inn

Scarborough, ON

Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2011 The Guild Inn in Scarborough, ON, previously at risk of demolition by neglect, was…

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The Black Horse Pub and Pig’s Ear Tavern

Peterborough, ON

These are not only well-known watering holes, but also landmarks in Peterborough’s downtown core. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017…

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Cathédrale Saint-Germain

Rimouski, QC

An iconic Roman Catholic cathedral in limbo. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017 Why it matters: Built between 1854 and…

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Young Avenue

Halifax, NS

Serial demolition undermines the character of a historic residential boulevard. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017 Why it matters: Young…

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Davisville Junior Public School/ Spectrum Alternative Senior School

Toronto, ON

An exceptional mid-century modern school facing demolition. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017 Why it matters An extraordinary example of…

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Wallingford-Back Mine

Mulgrave-et-Derry, QC

A stunning industrial landscape that became a beloved local asset is threatened with destruction. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017…

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Manie Opera Society

Lethbridge, AB

The oldest building in downtown Lethbridge’s Chinatown district: empty, crumbling and awaiting reuse. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017 Why it…

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Somerset House

Ottawa, ON

Derelict for 10 years, this landmark downtown building is teetering on the brink. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017 Why…

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Hangar 11

Edmonton, AB

One of the last World World II hangars at the former Edmonton Municipal Airport. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017…

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Sinclair Centre

Vancouver, BC

Four federal heritage buildings make up the Sinclair Centre, at risk from office tower development. Top 10 Endangered Places List:…

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Bryn Mawr

St. John’s, NL

A historic former summer home and local landmark. Top 10 Endangered Places List: 2017 Why it matters: Built in 1907,…

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