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Organizations: Community Development (1992-2006) Audience: General Public Tags: historic sites

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October 18, 2005

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The Turner Valley gas plant site, used for many decades for petroleum production and refining, was decommissioned after 1985 and was designated as a historic site in 1995. The objectives of the groundwater monitoring program were to: verify that known contaminants on site are not reaching the...


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January 1, 1994

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Some heritage buildings may suffer from floor problems that require attention. This Heritage Note examines the elements that make up the subfloor’s structural system, identifies the problems one might expect to encounter, and offers possible solutions for some of the problems a homeowner may...


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January 1, 1994

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Site drainage is an important component of good historic resource management. This Heritage Note is intended to assist building owners, managers and contractors in finding the source of common drainage problems, and offer some possible solutions. This is the seventh in a series of Heritage Notes,...


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January 1, 1994

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The buildings of government and business form an important part of Alberta’s built heritage. This Heritage Note is intended to provide guidance and suggestions on research government and commercial buildings in Alberta and evaluating their historical significance. This is the ninth in a series of...


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January 1, 1994

Description

One popular method of preserving the built environment is through the designation of buildings as heritage structures deemed significant for certain reasons. These reasons may include its age, its architectural style, or perhaps a notable architect or occupant. This Heritage Note provides a brief...