This transformative design merges two underutilized buildings into a vibrant and welcome addition to Roncesvalles village. The original heritage façade was carefully restored and modernized, most notably with the addition of a new bay window that gives the children a view of the community in which they live. Cantilevered over Roncesvalles Avenue, the “jewel box” window allows for natural light to illuminate the classrooms and skillfully brings the building into the 21st century. A new cantilevered awning provides shelter above the entrance while also supporting sophisticated laser cut metal signage. The façade is at once modern and nostalgic, reminiscent of 1920’s main-street Toronto.