2020 Built Heritage Awards Recognize Local Stewardship
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2020 Built Heritage Awards Recognize Local Stewardship

The City of Windsor honoured eight recipients with 2020 Built Heritage Awards at this evening’s City Council meeting. City Council has traditionally recognized excellence in long-time heritage stewardship and/or recent well-done conservation work through the presentation of the annual Built Heritage Awards, and this year, for the first time, nominations were open to the public.

The following projects were recognized with awards in this year’s program:

  • 212-248 Erie Street West, Awarded for Heritage Conservation
  • Willistead Manor, Awarded for Heritage Conservation
  • Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, 1410 Drouillard Road, Awarded for Heritage Conservation
  • Windsor Airport Hanger 401, Canadian Historical Aircraft Association, 104-2600 Airport Road, Awarded for Adaptive Re-use and Honour
  • Queen Victoria Public School, 1376 Victoria Avenue, Awarded for Heritage Conservation
  • Prince Edward Public School, 949 Giles Boulevard East, Awarded for Heritage Conservation
  • Hugh Beaton Public School, 2229 Chilver Road, Awarded for Heritage Conservation
  • John Muir Branch, Windsor Public Library, 363 Mill Street, Awarded for Heritage Conservation, Adaptive Reuse & Honour

For more information on this year’s recipients, see Council Report: Heritage Recognition 2020 – Presentation of Build Heritage Awards.

Criteria for the awards are as follows: Property must locate within the City of Windsor. The property must have cultural heritage value or interest, however, the property does not have to be listed on the Municipal Heritage Register or designated under the Ontario Heritage Act. The property can be of any use (residential, commercial, institutional, etc.). Active Windsor Heritage Committee members are not eligible for nomination. Work must adhere to the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada.

To learn more about heritage recognition in Windsor, visit www.citywindsor.ca or contact 311.

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