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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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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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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

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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...


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January 1, 1992

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Every heritage facility should have an interpretive plan as the basis for all its programming, to help ensure the site’s history is interpreted appropriately. This Heritage Note presents information to help develop an interpretation programme for an historic site. This is the first in a series of...


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January 1, 1992

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Preservation, conservation, restoration, renovation, reconstitution—what’s the difference? This Heritage Note presents a set of definitions for terminology commonly used in the field of heritage resource preservation. This is the third in a series of Heritage Notes, which are intended to provide...


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January 1, 1992

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Presents a brief overview of a typical public architectural preservation process and the role of the architect within the process. This is the fourth in a series of Heritage Notes, which are intended to provide guidance on a range of topics in the field of historic resource management.


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January 1, 1992

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Provides owners of heritage buildings and their contractors with a general understanding of the functions of mortar within a historic wall structure, as well as information on treating its deterioration through proper repointing. This is the fifth in a series of Heritage Notes, which are intended...


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January 1, 1992

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During the development of a heritage site, it may be necessary to turn to a professional consultant with a specific expertise. This Heritage Note presents information to help ensure that this process is a successful one. This is the second in a series of Heritage Notes, which are intended to...


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November 1, 1991

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During June and July, 1990, archaeological investigations were conducted at the historic townsite of Waterhole, in northwestern Alberta, to mitigate the effects of potential disturbance resulting from highway realignment activities. The principle focus of the investigations was on the recovery of...