Learn about "Ontario Cottages" the Heritage Resource Centre's free workshop

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null Learn about "Ontario Cottages" the Heritage Resource Centre's free workshop

July 19, 2016 -

Architectural historian Dr. Jennifer McKendry will facilitate a free workshop on the historic small houses known as "the Ontario Cottage"  on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. at the Heritage Resource Centre at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

Participants will learn about the three types of "Ontario Cottages" and their popularity in the Kingston region. Discussion will cover the architectural background and design of the cottages and how they were perceived when they were built. Examining the three types may help preserve the inventory of surviving examples in the city's urban and rural areas.

Registration is required for this event as space is limited. Reserve your spot now at cityofkingston.ca/HRC.

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