Heritage Barrie

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
  • In-person meetings have been suspended, meetings are being held virtually via ZOOM
  • for more information and meeting details see the Heritage Barrie committee agenda on the City of Barrie legislative calendar available, barrie.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
Regular 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
  • 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

  • City has an inventory of historical markers and plaques, contact Heritage Barrie with any information about where markers that are associated with the architectural, cultural, social, political, economic or military history of Barrie, are located
  • City maintains a municipal Heritage Registry with a complete list of designated properties and properties that are not listed but are considered to be Heritage Resources of Interest, see: www.barrie.ca/Culture/Heritage/Pages/Municipal-Heritage-Register.aspx
Service Details
Public Comments
  • Heritage Barrie Historic Tour Booklets include 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  
  • Online Walking Tours are mapped at Discover Barrie
Hours City Hall: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility No restrictions
Application
  • Call for information  
  • for heritage projects, issues, policies and legislative matters, contact Heritage Barrie
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
70 Collier St
Barrie, ON L4M 1G8
 
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Fax 705-739-4270
E-Mail tomasz.wierzba@barrie.ca
Primary Contact Tomasz Wierzba, Heritage Barrie Staff Liaison, Development Services, City of Barrie; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4403
Alternate Contact Michelle Banfield, Director, Development Services, City of Barrie; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5466
Mailing Address c/o Heritage Barrie 
PO Box 400 
City Hall, Planning and Building Services Department 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5