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.

The 2018 Top 10 Endangered Places List will be released on May 23.

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Nottawasaga Lighthouse

Collingwood, ON

The Nottawasaga Lighthouse was decommissioned in 2003 after an engineering study noted that the lighthouse’s exterior masonry, which had been…

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St. Stephen Post Office

St. Stephen, NB

The St. Stephen Post Office in St. Stephen, NB, previously at risk of demolition by neglect, was listed in the…

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Petrie Building

Guelph, ON

The Petrie Building in Guelph, ON, previously at risk of demolition by neglect, was listed in the 2014 Top 10…

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Guild Inn

Scarborough, ON

The Guild Inn in Scarborough, ON, previously at risk of demolition by neglect, was listed in the 2011 Top 10…

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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. Why it matters: The Black Horse…

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Cathédrale Saint-Germain

Rimouski, QC

An iconic Roman Catholic cathedral in limbo. Why it matters: Built between 1854 and 1862, the Saint-Germain Cathedral was designed…

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Young Avenue

Halifax, NS

Serial demolition undermines the character of a historic residential boulevard. Why it matters: Young Avenue is a unique streetscape that…

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Davisville Junior Public School/ Spectrum Alternative Senior School

Toronto, ON

An exceptional mid-century modern school facing demolition. Why it matters An extraordinary example of mid-century modern architecture, this 1962 school…

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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. Why it matters: Situated inside a…

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Manie Opera Society

Lethbridge, AB

The oldest building in downtown Lethbridge’s Chinatown district: empty, crumbling and awaiting reuse. Why it matters: Built around 1907, the Manie…

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Somerset House

Ottawa, ON

Derelict for 10 years, this landmark downtown building is teetering on the brink. Why it matters: Built in stages beginning…

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Hangar 11

Edmonton, AB

One of the last World World II hangars at the former Edmonton Municipal Airport. Why it matters: Built in 1942,…

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Sinclair Centre

Vancouver, BC

Four federal heritage buildings make up the Sinclair Centre, at risk from office tower development. Why it matters: The Sinclair…

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Bryn Mawr

St. John’s, NL

A historic former summer home and local landmark. Why it matters: Built in 1907, Bryn Mawr (also known as Baird…

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