The demolition has started. We need your support now!

When the wrecking crew began to destroy one of the Foundry buildings on January 18, it seemed like all was lost. The Province held all the cards (and bulldozers).

But by the end of January, with the help of our friends at the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association (SLNA), we had stopped demolition temporarily, and achieved a further 4-week reprieve. It was a great accomplishment, brought about by a combination of public pressure and legal action.

 Legal action is not free — and it's not cheap.  That 4-week stop required us to invest ±$30,000, which is just a bit more than the $28,000 we have raised so far. 

We need more. Our lawyers are preparing for the February 26 hearing, and will represent us there. Even with the assistance of the City Legal Department, the bill will likely be a further $30,000.

Out of love for our City — can you give?

And can you encourage others to give? 

  • To give $100 or less, please use the form on this page.
  • To give more than $100, and get a charitable tax receipt, use the information below.

Thanks to our friends at the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, we are able to offer a tax receipt for donations of more than $100. Here's how to donate:


Method 1: Mail a cheque for "Architectural Conservancy of Ontario" with "Friends of the Foundry" written on the memo line to:

401 Richmond St. West, Suite 206
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

Method 2: Pay by credit card using the button below.  NOTE:  Be sure to designate your donation for Friends of the Foundry (as shown in the picture). It won't hurt to mention us in the comment section either.

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