About the HMHC Heritage Recognition Awards

Header for the HMHC Heritage Recognition Awards

Each year the Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee presents the HMHC Heritage Recognition Awards.

Founded in 2007, these awards celebrate the significant contributions of property owners, educators, developers and volunteers in the conservation of Hamilton’s heritage.

The Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee makes a formal presentation to the award winners at their annual Heritage Recognition Awards Celebration in June. 

2017-2018 HMHC Heritage Recognition Awards Celebration

Join Mayor Fred Eisenberger, representatives from Hamilton City Council, the Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee and many special guests,  as we honour local heritage property owners for their outstanding contributions to the conservation, restoration and preservation of Hamilton’s built heritage. 

Event details

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm | Award to start at 7 pm
Location: Waterdown Memorial Hall & Village Theatre (c.1922), 317 Dundas Street East, Waterdown | 
How to RSVP: Contact 905-308-1576 or aadenham@hotmail.com

Additional information

  • Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Everyone is welcome to join us in honouring award winners
  • On-site and street parking will be available
  • Dress for the event is business casual

Presentation of the HMHC “HERITAGE LANDSCAPE” AWARD

  • 1468 Hamilton Regional Road 8, Stoney Creek, Puddicombe Farms, Winery & Cider
  • 1156 Wilson St. W., Ancaster, Shaver Family Cemetery Stone Wall Restoration Project

Presentation of the HMHC “HERITAGE GROUP, SOCIETY OR SPECIALTY TEAM” AWARD

  • Friends of the Gore
  • Restoration Team for 992 King St. E at St. Clair (also 2 St. Clair Avenue)
  • Waterdown Mill Street Heritage District Committee

Presentation of the  HMHC “EDUCATION IN HERITAGE” AWARD

  • Donna Reid for the Hamilton Store
  • Brian Henley, Historian and Author
  • Nathan Tidridge, Historian and Author

Presentation of the HMHC “MAKING HERITAGE ACCESSIBLE” AWARD

  • Waterdown Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas St. East, Waterdown
  • Binbrook Soldiers’ Memorial Hall, 2600 Hamilton Regional Rd. 56, Binbrook

Presentation of the HMHC “ADAPTIVE REUSE OF A HERITAGE PROPERTY” RECOGNITION AWARD

  • 7‐11 Brock Street, Hamilton (Conversion from Industrial commercial to Residential)

Presentation of the HMHC “HERITAGE PROPERTY DEVELOPER” RECOGNITION AWARD

  • Ralph Naccarato for purchase and restoration of multiple heritage properties, including 5 Mill Street S., Waterdown (Old Weeks Hardware) and 49 Main St. N. (McGregor House)
  • Don Husack, Dawn Victoria Homes for the purchase and restoration of multiple heritage properties including 297 Dundas St. E. Waterdown (White Tea House) and 299 Dundas St. E., Waterdown (Crooker House)

Presentation of the HMHC HERITAGE PROPERTY CONSERVATION AWARDS

  • 46 Forest Avenue, Hamilton, Rastrick House (Quarrington House)
  • 2844 Governor’s Road, Ancaster
  • 4 Young Street, Hamilton (Medical Arts Centre)
  • 76 Mill Street N., Waterdown, (The Slater House)
  • 25 Mill St. N., Waterdown (Brown Financial Security, former East Flamborough Town Hall) 23 Lake Ave. S., Stoney Creek, Church of the Redeemer
  • 262 McNab Street N., Hamilton, (“Painted Lady”)

 

Eligibility critiera

  • Properties must be located in the City of Hamilton.
  • Properties must be considered to have cultural heritage value or interest, but are not required to be listed on the Inventory, on the Municipal Heritage Register or designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.
  • All property uses are eligible (residential, commercial, institutional, private, public, etc.)
  • When applicable, a renting or leasing tenant of a heritage property and / or a project team is also eligible or can be named as a co-recipient along with the property owner. The Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee tries to recognize all known parties related to the property’s successful conservation.
  • Active members of the Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee and all related committees and working groups are not eligible for award nomination, including the Heritage Permit Review Subcommittee, the Cross-Melville Heritage Conservation District Advisory Committee, the Inventory and Research Working Group, the Education Work Group and the Policy and Design Working Group.

Contact us

For more information or a copy of the Terms of Reference for the HMHC Heritage Recognition Awards, contact:
Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee
Attn: Loren Kolar, Legislative Coordinator
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2604
Email: loren.kolar@hamilton.ca