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Specializing in masonry restoration, stone construction, heritage pointing, stone repair and replacement, stone work, traditional stone carving and “Jahn” repair.
A Kingston based firm specializing in the repair and restoration of historic masonry structures. Our aim is to carry on Kingston’s proud tradition of craftsmanship through a commitment to best practices and the use of traditional methods and materials.
(planning, design, building assessments & construction detailing)
Hughes Downey Architects
230 Rideau Street
Kingston, ON K7K 3A4
2353 Perth Road
Glenburnie, ON K0H 1S0
(windows and wood trim restoration)
D.J. White Restorations
Hartington, ON K0H 1W0
(Residential and commercial construction)
Justin Potts, President
You can access information on the committee including agendas and minutes for current and past meetings, as well as get information on heritage grants.
LACAC committee for Loyalist Township.
Organization that creates, fosters and maintains interest in the history and heritage of the City of Kingston and its environs. Website offers a searchable database.
Offers online searchable database of items in the archives including photographs.
Architectural Historian Jennifer McKendry’s website offers a multitude of information including articles about architecture in Kingston and area. The site also offers books for sale.
Ancestral Roofs: “In praise of older buildings”
A fascinating and informative blog by a Belleville based free-lance heritage writer and researcher. There is a lot to see and learn about on this remarkable site!
Provincial government agency dedicated to “to identifying, preserving, protecting and promoting Ontario’s rich and varied heritage for the benefit of present and future generations.”
On April 30, 2012, a new website and mobile application was launched that enables Canadians to take a direct role in identifying important community heritage assets. Building Stories (www.buildingstories.co) is an incredible new on-line resource making thousands of original documents, photos and historical records available online from a wide variety of communities.
Government site that offers loads of information about cultural heritage including built structures. You can access the Ontario Heritage Act from this site.
Direct link to the government’s heritage property database.
This organization is dedicated to the preservation of buildings and structures of architectural merit in Ontario since 1933. The site offers great information about what is happening in heritage preservation in branches throughout Ontario.
A new way to connect and protect
AGORA-L is a free email-based tool for discussion and exchange about heritage conservation in Canada. Connect with peers across the country and share issues, questions and solutions without ever leaving your desk. No need to memorize a new password or log onto a website. Messages will come directly to your inbox. You can help make AGORA-L a source of success stories, conservation resources, and advice from colleagues who’ve faced similar projects and challenges.