National Heritage Day Certificates of Recognition

Mon, 2016/02/15 - 2:45pm

The City of St. John’s Heritage Advisory Committee is pleased to recognize property owners for outstanding restoration work on Heritage Buildings and buildings in the City's Heritage Areas, as well as the construction of new buildings that blend into the City’s Heritage Areas.

The Committee will accept nominations from both the general public and the City’s Heritage Officer, for work that meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • preserving or restoring the original character of a designated Heritage Building or any old building in a  Heritage Area;
  • rehabilitating an old building, including successfully integrating modern elements;
  • respecting the character of a modern building in a Heritage Area;
  • good signage;
  • quality choice of colour;
  • new infill housing that blends into  a neighbourhood in the heritage area;
  • good use of landscaping and site planning;
  • stewardship of property and long-term preservation.

Certificates of Recognition will be presented to the property owner(s) at an annual ceremony on National Heritage Day which takes place on Monday, February 15, 2016. The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 18, 2016. Nominations should include photos (before and after, if available).

For more information, contact:

Arthur MacDonald
Planner III, Urban Design and Heritage
Telephone: 709-570-8220
Fax: 709-576-8625