City recognizes excellence in heritage preservation


For Immediate Release: Feb. 13, 2009

BURLINGTON, ON – The 2008 Burlington Built Heritage Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Feb.18 at the Burlington Art Centre from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

This annual event recognizes property owners who have contributed to preserving the city’s built heritage for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Buildings are nominated by Burlington residents and judged by members of Heritage Burlington using the following criteria: quality of maintenance, use of restored or reproduction period details, compatibility with original proportions and design, and respect for the original building materials. Only exterior work visible from the street will be judged.

Heritage Burlington is a volunteer citizen advisory committee to city council. For more information, please visit the city’s website at www.burlington.ca or contact Jennifer Shaw, Clerks department, at 905-335-7600, ext. 7413.

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Communications Contact:
Janine Westera
Communications Advisor
Tel. 905-335-7600 ext. 7885
Fax 905-632-9082
Email westeraj@burlington.ca

Media Contact:
Jen Shaw
Committee Clerk
Tel. 905-335-7600 ext. 7413
Fax 905-335-7881
Email shawj@burlington.ca


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