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Michael Drescher takes over as Director of Heritage Resources Centre when Robert Shipley retires

New era begins for Heritage Resources Centre at University of Waterloo Click here for previous posts regarding HRC > The following text and photos are from the November 2015 HRC Newsletter: Professor Michael Drescher is set to take over the Directorship of the HRC on the pending retirement of Professor Robert Shipley. Robert became Director […]


March 2013 Heritage Resources Centre Newsletter

The newsletter can be accessed here. The March 2013 newsletter includes among other news items the following announcement: Four Day Heritage Planning Workshop Waterloo, Ontario May 4 & 5 AND May 25 & 26 A number of themes will be covered including: Examining the Concept of Heritage The International Context Heritage Legislation The Full Range […]


Building Stories – Year 1 Successes. Heritage Resources Centre

Following text is from the Heritage Resources Centre: On April 30, 2012 a new website and mobile application launched that enables Canadians to take a direct role in identifying important community heritage assets. Building Stories ( is an incredible new on-line resource making thousands of original documents, photos and historical records available online from a wide variety […]


Heritage Conservation Districts – More Stories of Success. Heritage Resources Centre

News Release Heritage Conservation Districts – More Stories of Success Toronto, January 10, 2013 – The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) has completed the second phase of a study on Heritage Conservation Districts across Ontario, and once again determined that they do indeed work. Building on the findings of Heritage Districts Work! Phase 1, which examined the […]


Heritage Conservation District designation means drop in property values? University of Waterloo study indicates it does not

Does Heritage Conservation District designation lead to drop in property values? A University of Waterloo study published in 2000 indicates the market for such properties is, in fact, “robust”: Heritage Designation and Property Values: Is there an Effect? The abstract reads: This paper describes research that was designed to examine the assertion that historic designation of […]