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About This Project

Retrospective Vaughan was as a collaboration between two students and their Photography teacher at St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School from 2017 to 2021.


Our inspiration was 2013's Apex Award winning project "Vaughan Retrospective" (click here to view). 


Our goal was to create an online resource to nurture the local community's understanding and awareness of its built heritage.  Architecture is a vital part of our collective visual culture ...

let's celebrate it!

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About Us

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Amanda Sabatino is currently studying Biology at Ryerson University.

Andrew Scarlato studies Law and Business at Ryerson University.

Giovanni Senisi is an artist and teacher.  Learn more about his teaching here.

About Copyright

Thank you!

Sooooo many people helped us get this done.  Thank you to all of the students that contributed knowledge, assistance, and inspiration through the years.  Some have also generously lent photographs to this project, their names have been credited wherever appropriate.  A special thank-you to Katrina Guy, Cultural Heritage Coordinator at the City of Vaughan - your insight and support was instrumental.

All of the photographs on this site were taken by us except where credit has specifically been given to someone else.  

You may use our photos for educational, non-commercial purposes under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike licence (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).  For more info click here.


Thank you Vaughan Archives!

Many of the historic images included on this site are here courtesy of the City of Vaughan Archives, Office of the City Clerk. To view original photographs of historic Vaughan, please visit the Archives in the Lower Level of City Hall or contact them at .

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