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Presentation explores history of masonry materials in shaping local architectural style

May 30, 2018 -

The Heritage Resource Centre will host a talk by Patrick Jenkins entitled "A Mason's Perspective: Heritage Building Materials" on Thursday, June 14 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

Patrick Jenkins is a heritage-award-winning, Kingston-based Certified Restoration Mason who owns and operates the conservation masonry firm Enoch's Hammer Inc. that specializes in heritage masonry diagnostic, residential heritage projects and heritage masonry consulting.

Jenkins' presentation will explore the relationship between the physical characteristic of local masonry materials and local architectural style and the ways in which the hot-lime mixing method unifies ancient to modern masonry works.

This is the eighth presentation in the City's Heritage Resource Centre speaker series.

Registration is free and open to the public. Reserve your spot now at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-masons-perspective-heritage-building-materials-tickets-46405654562.

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