Sunday, March 01, 2015

2015 Heritage Building Rehabilitation Awards

Recognizing excellence in heritage building rehabilitation

On January 19, Council approved award recognition of two heritage rehabilitation projects completed in 2013/14. Owners of these buildings will be honoured at the upcoming 2015 Culture & Heritage Awards ceremony, to be held on April 9, 2015 at the Port Theatre (Nanaimo, BC).

MCCOURT RESIDENCE (750 Franklyn Street)

Owned by Ms. Andrea Saam-Lawry and Mr. Tim Lawry. To be presented with a Heritage Rehabilitation Award (Residential) for exterior rehabilitation work completed in 2014

ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH (100 Chapel Street)

Owned by The Anglican Synod of the Diocese of BC. To be presented with a Heritage Rehabilitation Award (Institutional) for roof upgrade work completed in 2014

The City of Nanaimo is committed to fostering, nurturing and promoting the protection and conservation of Nanaimo's built heritage. When properly planned and managed, these resources help to create a community with a unique sense of place, where lively and meaningful interaction takes place. The purpose of the Heritage Rehabilitation Awards is to formally recognize the efforts made by individual property owners to conserve and rehabilitate Nanaimo’s heritage buildings.

A few of previous award winners include: The Bastion (98 Front Street) Palace Hotel (275 Skinner Street), Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway Station (321 Selby Street), Harris House (375 Franklyn Street), Harrison Residence (546 Prideaux Street).


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