Crescentwood Heritage Conservation District Nomination

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Introduction

The Crescentwood neighbourhood has a unique history and an outstanding collection of heritage homes and buildings, many of which were built between 1900 and 1914. For years, area residents have been advocating for heritage conservation district (HCD) status. HCDs conserve areas of special architectural and historical significance and manage future changes within the district boundaries.


Background

There are three steps in the process of establishing a heritage conservation district:

  • Official nomination (this occurred on June 6, 2019)
  • Consideration of the draft HCD study. This is the stage we are at right now.
  • Consideration of a draft HCD plan, which could lead to official designation

On February 26, 2020, property owners in the area met for an initial HCD workshop. You can view the February 26, 2020 presentation here. A follow-up in-person property owner workshop was scheduled for April 4th. This workshop was unfortunately cancelled due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19.


Introduction

The Crescentwood neighbourhood has a unique history and an outstanding collection of heritage homes and buildings, many of which were built between 1900 and 1914. For years, area residents have been advocating for heritage conservation district (HCD) status. HCDs conserve areas of special architectural and historical significance and manage future changes within the district boundaries.


Background

There are three steps in the process of establishing a heritage conservation district:

  • Official nomination (this occurred on June 6, 2019)
  • Consideration of the draft HCD study. This is the stage we are at right now.
  • Consideration of a draft HCD plan, which could lead to official designation

On February 26, 2020, property owners in the area met for an initial HCD workshop. You can view the February 26, 2020 presentation here. A follow-up in-person property owner workshop was scheduled for April 4th. This workshop was unfortunately cancelled due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19.


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    Answer some basic questions about what you want this project to achieve and how to move this project forward.

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    Provide feedback on the proposed HCD boundaries.

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    What do you think are the Character Defining Elements (CDEs) that embody the heritage values of the district?

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    Tell us what types of work you would you like to see regulated through a Heritage Permit to conserve the heritage character of the district.

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    Should this HCD have an Advisory Committee to review Heritage Permit applications?

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