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Resources on Heritage Conservation

You may download and copy these publications for non-profit use, provided you do not make any changes or additions. Publications and articles may be quoted; reference must be made to the Canadian Register of Historic Places. All of the documents are available in PDF format. To access PDF files, you will need to install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader if is not already installed on your computer.

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APicturesque EN

Architecture of the Picturesque in Canada. Janet Wright, 1984, Parks Canada.

This study is one of a series of studies that was prepared by Parks Canada on various architectural styles and tastes that have influenced Canadian building of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

E-Pub version coming soon!

 

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Buildings of Canada

A guide to pre-20th century styles in houses, churches and other structures. Published by Parks Canada in association with Reader's Digest Association (Canada) Ltd. in 1974.

 

CSOS_Guide_EN

Canadian Register of Historic Places - Writing Statements of Significance

The Canadian Register of Historic Places, Writing Statements of Significance: General Guidelines; Guidelines for Heritage Districts; Guidelines for Archaeological Sites and Places with an Archaeological Component. These guidelines provide assistance to writers of Statements of Significance for sites being listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.

DDoc Standards

Documentation Standards Handbook for the Canadian Register of Historic Places - Canada's Historic Places, 2006

This Handbook provides guidelines to Federal, Provincial and Territorial Registrars, on how to meet the Canadian Register Documentation Standards.

 

 

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The Evaluation of Historic Buildings

This booklet published by Parks Canada and prepared under the sponsorship of the Canadian Inventory of Historic Buildings is designed for those directly involved in classifying heritage buildings and presents guidelines for the evaluation of historic buildings.

 

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A Guide to working with the Federal Heritage Buildings Review Office, 2009.

A guide to explain to custodian departments the nature of heritage obligations under the Treasury Board Policy on Management of Real Property, as well as the processes administered by FHBRO to help ensure compliance.

 

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Human Resources in Canada's Built Heritage Sector: Mapping the Work Force and Setting Strategic Priorities

This report analyses the full range of professions, trades and conservation specialists and administrators involved in the heritage conservation sector and makes recommendations measures to strengthen this sector.

 

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Model Study Design For The Delimitation of Heritage Sectors in Protected Areas and The Identification of Contributing Properties

This is a guide to a methodology for identifying resources and values in very large and complex historic districts developed in the Pilot project for the identification and documentation of contributing properties in heritage sectors. The full study can be obtained from the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine du Québec.

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Principles for the Governance of the Heritage Conservation Sector in Canada

Based on a review of recent research on governance, this study examines the relationship of international charters and conventions for heritage conservation to broadly recognized principles of governance.

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SS&G Cover Page

Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada. 2nd Edition.  Parks Canada.

The Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada provide a common benchmark to guide restoration and rehabilitation of historic places, ensuring that heritage values are preserved and that these historic places continue to be useful resources in the life of a community.

 

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