Tag Archives: Brooklyn and College Hill

Proactive rather than reactive heritage preservation

May 19, 2014

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Heritage protection has been in the news lately but not in a positive light.  The Wilson Farmhouse is a case study of reactive not proactive heritage preservation efforts and how much more difficult it is.  If the Wilson Farmhouse had been incorporated into the subdivision plan, as is best practice today, we would not be having this […]

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Heritage Conservation Districts

February 21, 2012

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Long-awaited progress was made on Guelph’s first Heritage Conservation District today.  The Planning, Building, Engineering and Environment Committee is recommending to Council that we proceed to Phase 2 of the development of a Heritage Conservation District for the Brooklyn and College Hill neighbourhoods.  Phase 1 completed an inventory of the neighbourhoods to determine if they meet […]

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