Heritage Barrie

Site: Barrie

Record #: BAR0429
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 08 Mar 2023


Description (Service) Advisory committee to City Council on the historical and architectural importance of buildings and other heritage matters in Barrie, committee is appointed by City Council
  • Committee meets monthly to discuss heritage matters, add properties to the Municipal Heritage Register, purchase plaques, plan and participate in events, etc.,
  • monthly meetings are open to the public, for information and meeting details see the Heritage Barrie committee agenda on the City of Barrie legislative calendar available, barrie.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
  • in association with the Barrie Historical Association, publishes seven brochures of self-guided Walking Tours, including Downtown East, Downtown West, Allandale, Grand Homes, Rodney and Blake Streets, Discovering the Waterfront, H-Block and Court House Hill, From Portage to Prosperity - a Brief History of Barrie, Ontario (From Portage to Prosperity currently out of print)
    • print copies are available in limited quantities at City Hall, Planning Services Department and Tourism Barrie, while supplies last
    • online versions available on the Tourism Barrie website, see HeritageWalkingTours and are mapped at Discover Barrie
    • Note, new historic neighbourhood guides are currently in development and awaiting print
  • Maintains an inventory of historical markers and plaques
  • Hosts the annual Barrie Heritage Awards
  • Maintains a municipal Heritage Registry with a complete list of designated properties and properties that are not designated but are considered to be of interest, see Municipal Heritage Registry

Service Details

Hours City Hall: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or email for information
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
70 Collier St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Fax 705-739-4270
E-Mail tomasz.wierzba@barrie.ca
Website https://www.barrie.ca/Culture/Heritage/Pages/Heritage-Strategy.aspx
Primary Contact Tomasz Wierzba, Heritage Barrie Staff Liaison; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4403
Mailing Address c/o Heritage Barrie, City Hall, Planning and Building Services Department 
PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4T5

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