Portfolio Category: Heritage

Sackville Street

This project is the grand renovation and restoration of a Cabbagetown icon.  Monica worked with James M. Davie Design and Weenen General Contracting to bring this unique Heritage home up to modern standards, while maintaining its beautiful exterior. The house was featured on the Cabbagetown Tour of Homes in 2015, and won the Cabbagetown Preservation…
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Bowman Street

The 2,500 sq foot detached house, in Toronto’s historic Cabbagetown, replaces an 1875 house, listed with Heritage Preservation Services for its exterior woodwork. Given the neglected state of the original building, the City gave permission to have the front façade “replicated” instead of “restored”; the paneled front entrance, protected by a later porch addition, was…
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Sackville Place

The Green retrofit by Monica E. Kuhn of her office is a demonstration of what can be done using readily available modern construction systems. Zero fossil fuels consumed for heating, an 80% reduction in heat consumption, designing for greater use of passive air ventilation, and roof gardening are a few of the new features in…
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Carlton Street

This is a historic Cabbagetown brick row house that has undergone a complete gut and renovation, including the removal of an existing rear addition and deck, the opening up of the South elevation to sun and views with a contemporary glazed screen, and the relandscaping of both front and back yards. The new three storey…
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