Many thanks to Boyde Beck who spoke to a full house on Monday night and told us all about the the oldest and most historically significant square in Charlottetown – Queen Square. You can read more of Boyde’s work in the latest issue of the Island Magazine or hear him on CBC’s Mainstreet.
The lecture series continues on January 20, when Sharon Larter, Isabel Court, Bruce Bennett and Karen Lipps come together at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House to relate their adventures in restoration in the talk, Keeping the Past Alive: four case studies.
The series will conclude at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House on January 27 when architect,Ole Hammarlund, FRAIC, will present Future Heritage Buildings on PEI. His own projects include the Coles Building, co-op housing projects, the ARK (a visionary bio-shelter funded by the Canadian government for the New Alchemy Institute), a variety of University buildings and the WhY condos.
Please come join the Institute and its friends to celebrate 2014. Architectural Heritage on PEI: Past, Present and Future runs on Mondays in January 2014 (6, 13, 20 and 27) at 7pm. Admission is open to the public by donation and light refreshments will be served. Storm dates to be announced via local media.