Heritage Awards

6071 Cedar Springs Rd.


To Recognize the Preservation and Renovation of our Architectural Heritage

Heritage Burlington sponsors the Burlington Heritage Building Awards, recognizing property owners who have contributed to the preservation of our built heritage for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

The last Heritage Awards were held in 2009 and plans are underway for our next steps for recognizing property owners in the community.

The Restoration Award is given for a completed project that preserves a heritage building by means of maintenance or restoration that respects the original design, details and materials.

The Renovation Award is given for a project that preserves a heritage building or neighbourhood through a renovation or an addition in a way that enhances and is compatible with the original building or surrounding neighbourhood. The undertaking may be large or small and have been designed and completed as a do-it-yourself project, or by professionals.

Award Nominations:

Anyone can make a nomination for their own home or another person’s home provided that it satisfies the criteria established by the judges.

Judging Criteria:

  • The building or neighbourhood must be at least 50 years old
  • Only exterior work visible from the street will be judged
  • Quality of maintenance
  • Respect for original building materials
  • Use of restored or reproduction period details
  • Quality of craftsmanship
  • Compatibility with original proportions and design
  • General enhancement of the neighbourhood or community

2009 Built Heritage Celebration and Awards Evening

Held on February 18, 2009, the Annual Built Heritage Celebration and Awards Evening celebrated Burlington’s architectural heritage and recognized the preservation efforts of the Heritage Awards recipients for 2009. The Awards Evening also recognized Ontario Heritage Act designated properties from 2008.  For further information on Heritage Burlington or the Heritage Awards please contact the City Clerks Office at 905 335-7600 x7375. 

2009 Built Heritage Award Winners and Photo Gallery:


2099 Emerald Crescent – Ward 2
Recognized for Alternations
2099 Emerald Cr-1.JPG 
  291 North Shore Blvd – W – Ward 1
Recognized for Rehabilitation
291 North Shore Blvd W-1.JPG 

1309 Appleby Line – Ward 5
Recognized for Maintenance

1309 Appleby Line-1.JPG 
  5800 Guelph Line – Ward 3
Lowville United Church
Recognized for Rehabilitation
5800 Guelph Line-1.JPG
3215 Settlement Court – Ward 6 Recognized for Restoration
 3215 Settlement Crt-2.JPG 

 2008 Ontario Heritage Act Designated Properties:




Lakehurst Villa Knee Wall
Designated March 2008


3083 Lakeshore Road
Designated June 2008


6103 Guelph Line
Designated December 2008


Please refer to the City of Burlington’s Online Directory of Heritage Properties for more information about the 2008 Designated Properties.

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