Event: Urban Heritage and Culture

Please join Toronto City Planning on Monday, May 1st for an evening of presentations and a panel discussion on urban heritage and culture in Toronto’s King-Spadina neighbourhood, and to hear how other cities are valuing and capitalizing on their historic warehouse districts. This event will feature Donovan Rypkema, an internationally-recognized expert on the intersection of heritage, placemaking and economics.

WHERE: Urbanspace Gallery, 401 Richmond Street West

WHEN: Monday May 1st, 2017

Open House*

6:00 – 6:30 PM

*opening remarks by Councillor Joe Cressy (Ward 20)


6:40 – 7:00 PM – Historic Warehouse Districts (Alex Corey, Heritage Planner, Heritage Preservation Services)

7:00 – 7:30 PM – The Economics of Historic Preservation (Donovan Rypkema, President, Heritage Strategies International)

Panel Discussion / Q&A

7:30 – 8:30 PM

Moderator: Mike Williams, General Manager, Economic Development and Culture

Panelists: Tamara Anson-Cartwright, Program Manager, Heritage Preservation Services

Lynda Macdonald, Manager, Community Planning

Donovan Rypkema, President, Heritage Strategies International

Margie Zeidler, President, 401 Richmond Ltd.

 May 1st Heritage and Culture Postcard

Please note that capacity is limited and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis


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