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.
Posts from the ‘Building Spotlight’ Category
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.
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).
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.
I am often asked about the 1820 log schoolhouse that sits prominently in the centre of Waterloo Park and although I usually tell its early story, I rarely get to share how or why it came here or what happened to it once it did. I would like to rectify that.