Modernism Preserved in a Canadian Tire Gas Bar

Posted on Nov 12, 2012 in In the Media

ATAarchitects_Globe_nov2013_headerIn 2008, ATA Architects Inc. was asked to prepare a heritage report for the City of Mississauga. The structure? A retro-futuristic concrete canopy that was used to provide shelter for a number of gas pumps. Originally built in 1968, the winged canopy was in need of an overhaul. After reviewing ATA’s report, the structure was fully restored, taking into account various recommendations made by the firm. The report itself was so well received that ATA entered it into a competition hosted by the heritage association, where it won the Award of Merit. Today, you can see this city landmark (and get gas) at Canadian Tire’s Southdown Road location. Read the full article.