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2 edition of Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor. found in the catalog.

Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor.

Canada. National Historic Parks and Sites Branch.

Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor.

by Canada. National Historic Parks and Sites Branch.

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Written in English


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SeriesCanadian historic sites : occasional papers in archaeology and history -- 10
ContributionsHumphreys, Barbara A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21912196M

Architecture. The Rideau Canal was an immense architectural undertaking by any standards. The complexities involved in orchestrating teams of engineers, labourers, contractors, and artisans – many from different cultural backgrounds – presented one challenge; erecting the infrastructure necessary to complete the project, using only the most basic tools and raw materials available . From the Bytown Museum to the Corktown Bridge, a look at the nearly year old Rideau Canal and the architecture and engineering of buildings and bridges from many historic periods and architectural styles, along the first mile of this World Heritage Site. GUIDE: David Jeanes is the President of Heritage Ottawa and author of numerous downtown heritage tours.

Rideau Canal. The Rideau Canal, a monumental early 19th-century construction covering km of the Rideau and Cataraqui rivers from Ottawa south to Kingston Harbour on Lake Ontario, was built primarily for strategic military purposes at a time when Great Britain and the United States vied for control of the region. Heritage Tours Our Heritage Driving Tours are designed to acquaint visitors and residents with our rich local history and to illustrate our rich natural and cultural heritage that appeared as our Township grew and matured. Heritage Driving Tours Morton to Crosby PDF Crosby to Salem PDF South Elmsley/South Burgess PDF Tours on Your Smartphone Tours.

Legacy in stone: the Rideau corridor / Fiona Spalding-Smith, Barbara A. Humphreys. NA O5 S63 Vernacular architecture in Ontario: proceedings of a conference held in Brantford, April / editors, Julia Beck and Alec Keefer. The City also took the opportunity to recognize the outstanding work of Heritage Ottawa by presenting the organization with the onetime Heritage Award. Heritage Ottawa is a group of dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers that promote public awareness of heritage buildings and the conservation of heritage resources.


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Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor by Canada. National Historic Parks and Sites Branch. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Part of our Resources for the Rideau series, this digital book is a reprint of Parks Canada's Manuscript Report"The Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor" by Barbara A. Humphreys, as published in "Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History - No. 10" (pages 12 to 71), This 71 page reports deals with the architecture.

The following is the Abstract and Table of Contents from The Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor, Manuscript Report by Barbara A.

Humphreys, Parks Canada, Republished by Friends of the Rideau as digital book DB-MR, Legacy in Stone: The Rideau Corridor [Humphreys, Barbara, Spalding-Smith, Fiona] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Legacy in Stone: The Rideau Corridor and in was awarded the Gabrielle Leger Medal for her outstanding contribution to the conservation of the architectural heritage of Canada.

A former director of the Author: Barbara Humphreys, Fiona Spalding-Smith. Inshe directed a survey of Rideau Canal corridor's architectural heritage. This was a pilot project for the Canadian Inventory of Historic Buildings, and Nationality: Canadian. Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No.

10 The Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor. by Barbara A. Humphreys. Stone Houses. Over stone houses were recorded and these are, with few exceptions, of the basic end-gabled design, /2 storeys high with end chimneys and usually a gable over the front door.

Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. The Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor / Glassware Excavated at Fort Gaspereau, New Brunswick / Commissioners of the Yukon, by Humphreys, Barbara A. Following the recommendation of the World Heritage Committee, Parks Canada committed to undertaking an assessment of the visual character of the Canal Corridor; this commitment resulted in the formation of the Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy (the Strategy), a collective of representatives from First Nations, federal and provincial agencies, municipalities.

Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 10 The Architectural Heritage of the Rideau Corridor. by Barbara A. Humphreys. Churches of the Rideau. At the time of the settling of the Rideau Corridor there were five major religious denominations in.

The architectural heritage of the Rideau Corridor (Canadian historic sites: occasional papers in archaeology and history) by Barbara A Humphreys | Jan 1, Paperback.

Some of the distinctive architectural style of the region was created by the many skilled stonemasons who settled in the area on land granted to them after the completion of the Canal. It is in the Rideau region that you will see some of the finest examples of stone masonry in North America. The government even played a role in local architecture.

HERITAGE OTTAWA Just in time for summer and Canadaa new book celebrates architectural heritage in the Ottawa-Gatineau region with 11 unique, self-guided tours of interest to local residents and visitors alike.

Exploring the Capital by architectural historian Andrew Waldron guides readers through Parliament Hill, the Byward Market, the Rideau. Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy February Update: The failure of the Federal Government (Parks Canada) to implement legal protection for the visual values of the of the Rideau Canal World Heritage Site outside of the buffer zone, and the advent of two developments that could negatively impact those values, sparked UNESCO to issue a.

The Stephen Merrick house, erected in in Merrickville by Stephen Merrick, son of the founder of Merrickville, is recognized as a Canadian historic site and part of the architectural heritage of the Rideau Corridor by Parks Canada.

You can skate on it, paddle on it and cycle alongside it – and for the first time ever, you’ll be able to explore the Rideau Canal’s depths in Canada’s capital. Starting onLe Sub will be offering autonomous submarine tours of Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage ers: “The Rideau Canal is not just waterway; it is the lifeblood of the region.

The Government of Canada is proud to be working with Rideau Canal stakeholders on this collaborative initiative to improve upon and create visitor experience opportunities that will achieve a stronger, better future for our families, our businesses and in turn make the Rideau Corridor a more viable and.

The Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy is pleased to announce the recipients of the Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards. On October 6th at The Station Theatre, Smiths Falls, the award winners were recognized for their hard work to help protect, enhance, promote and celebrate the heritage value and sustainability of the Rideau Canal corridor.

Sustainability challenges in Canada’s World Heritage Site Rideau Canal. Case Study prepared by Kamal Raftani, Graduate Diploma in Architectural Conservation Student, Carleton University.

Keywords: World Heritage, Sustainability, Heritage, Landscape, Canal, Rideau Corridor, Waterway. From books to monuments, many Rideau legacies have been left along the Rideau Corridor. Over the next five years Parks Canada, which owns and operates the Rideau Canal, will be investing $20 million to conserve and safeguard the historic assets in the Rideau Heritage Corridor and replace some of its aging visitor facilities.

The Rideau Canal Heritage Corridor VEOC process occurred during October and November with a series of six 2-day facilitated discussions with small stakeholders groups made up of people from a wide array of interests, backgrounds and geographical regions of the Rideau Corridor.

Rideau Cottage is a historic residential building located on the grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa, two-level, room Georgian Revival home is owned by the Canadian Crown and has traditionally been inhabited by persons associated with the Governor General of Canada, including the viceroy's private has been occupied by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Address: 1 Sussex Drive, (on grounds of Rideau Hall).Preservation of our architectural her- itage is surely the finest tribute we can make to Canada's pioneer past/' 4 Sources: 1 Barbara A.

Humphreys, The Archi- tectural Heritage of the Rideau Cor- ridor, Occasional Papers in Ar- chaeology and History No. 10, (National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs.Heritage Tours Our Heritage Walking Tours of the villages of Rideau Lakes Township are designed to acquaint visitors and residents with our rich local history and to illustrate the variety of architectural features that appeared as our communities matured.

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