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A View to the Past: Views of the Seagram Lofts over time

An short history of the Seagram Lofts and how they came to form a focal point at the end of Willis Way in Uptown Waterloo

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Present & Future Heritage: The Quantum-Nano Centre

Contemporary heritage: Five years after its construction, the University of Waterloo's intriguing nano-technology building continues to both inspire and reflect the cutting edge research within.

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The Topsy-Turvy Streetscapes of Michele Braniff

Michele Braniff, Waterloo's artist in residence in 2016, captures the chaotic beauty of historic places, locally and worldwide. Read about her artwork and what inspires her.

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History in the Making: CIGI Campus

The first in a series about contemporary heritage: Take a tour of the CIGI building at 67 Erb Street West to learn why we think it deserves special recognition for both its architectural design and its sensitivity to its historic setting.

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160 Years of Change at the Corner of King and Erb

A retrospective look at the corner of King and Erb, one of the City’s most photographed intersections. Our journey starts in the 1850s when King Street was known as “the Great Road”, Erb Street was called “Erb’s Road”, and both were little more than dirt tracks carved out of the landscape.

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Abraham Erb’s Grist Mill

Throughout the City of Waterloo there are monu­ments, plaques and installations that pay homage to the citizens and industry that helped make Waterloo what it is today. One of these is the replica of Abra­ham Erb’s Grist Mill, which was constructed in 1997 as a tribute to the City’s first industry.

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Stories from the MacGregor/Albert Heritage Conservation District: Emmanuel United Church

Emmanuel United Church at 22 Bridgeport (Cedar) Road West, has played and continues to play a vital role in Uptown Waterloo, specifically for the MacGregor/Albert neighbourhood. It has been a house of wor­ship and offered programs to many residents in the neighbourhood and city for many years.

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The Legacy of Jacob Gaukel Stroh and the Homestead of 72 Erb Street East

Tanner, business owner, historian, amateur botanist, archeologist, photographer, educator, local champion, council member, and member of Berlin’s (Kitchener’s) 29th Militia Regiment: this was Jacob Gaukel Stroh (1848-1935).

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Brewmeister’s Green Fountain

A fountain has been a feature of the park at corner of King Street S and William Street W for over 100 years.

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Stories from the MacGregor/Albert Heritage Conservation District: 35 Central St and Woldemar Neufeld

Local artist, Woldemar Neufeld, lived at 35 Central Street after fleeing with his family from the USSR in 1924.

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