Founded in 1960, the Branch was established as the Hamilton - Niagara Region Branch, and operated as such from 1960 - 1994. The Branch changed its name in 1995 to the Hamilton Region Branch.
In 2004, the Branch hosted the first joint conference of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario and Community Heritage Ontario.
Doors Open Hamilton is the Branch's major project. The 16th annual Doors Open Hamilton event is Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2018. Thirty sites in West, Central and East Hamilton and Stoney Creek will be open. Visit www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/hamilton for detailed site listings.
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Facebook: Doors Open Hamilton
2018 Meeting Schedule for ACO Ontario
January 30, 2017 to December 30, 2018
Schedule of Executive and Council Meetings for 2017-2018. Please open the attached pdf to see the full schedule. This document will be revised periodically as dates and locations are confirmed.
ACO EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR BILL C-323
Bill establishes tax credits for rehabilitation of historic properties
ACO supports Private Member's Bill C-323, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Rehabilitation of Historic Property), which will receive second reading in the House of Commons on February 10. This bill will establish a tax credit for expenses related to the rehabilitation of a historic property. It also establishes a tax deduction for the capital cost of property used in the course of such a rehabilitation.
Call for Nominations: ACO Provincial Heritage Awards
Deadline for nominations: August 23, 2017
Architectural Conservancy Ontario is now receiving nominations for its 11th annual Heritage Awards, honouring preservation leaders, projects and initiatives that have contributed significantly to architectural conservation in Ontario.
Call for Ontario Heritage Conference Location Proposals for 2020
Communities across Ontario are Invited to Consider Hosting
Attached is the terms of reference for hosting a conference including contact information to submit proposals. The deadline to submit a proposal is January 15, 2018
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ACORN FALL 2018
Theme will be "Bricks and Mortar: The Craft of Heritage Conservation"
The next issue of ACORN will have as its theme "Bricks and Mortar: The Craft of Heritage Conservation". Deadline for submissions is July 16, 2018.
It's Here - Interventions to Protect 2013-2018
Useful information for your MPP
The new edition of ACO Interventions to Protect is here. It records the work of ACO branches across Ontario over the past five years and has been a very useful document in presenting our work to government decision makers, funders, and the public.
Vice President Shannon Kyles Tests Restored Historic Windows for Energy Efficiency...Historic Windows Win!
MAHONEY: Old windows part of the soul of our past
Article from the Hamilton Spectator