A Timeline Of Victoria Park’s History

Get to know the heart of Downtown London! Whether you’ve gone to one of the many festivals, or walked past the illuminated evergreen trees in the winter, you’ve likely experienced London’s beloved Victoria Park. The 18-acre park is a downtown London gem for its various events and lush green space. Below is a timeline of […]

History Continues To Be Made At London’s Oldest Taverns

Call The Office and the Richmond Tavern are vital venues for London’s music scene and are rich in heritage Anyone eager to check out local bands and local history should stop in. The posters and stickers at Call the Office are a who’s-who of groups that have played there over the years. It’s neat to […]

What’s The Meaning Behind Heritage Plaques In London, Ontario?

London is a heritage rich city… There are countless historic buildings, figures, and monuments and we’re home to several committees and organizations whose sole purpose is to focus on restoration and preservation of London’s heritage. Throughout the Forest City, you can often see blue circles on various buildings and sites. You may also be familiar with […]

Historic Preservation Through 3D Printers… It’s The Future

Saving the very old with the very new. A historic Kent Street building is opening as a high-class Victorian style restaurant. But there’s a few pieces missing to draw Villa Cornelia’s interior together. So, what do you do when the last person to create interior decorations for the building was born in the late 1800’s? […]

Then & Now: A Millennial’s Look At The Old Days In London, ON

I’m probably too young to fully justify the phrase “back in my day,” but back in my day, downtown London, Ontario was so much more than a hasty coffee stop between buses. Arcades, movie theatres, shopping centres, computer cafes and not one, but two laser tag arenas meant there were plenty of places for area […]