Planning & Zoning
Richmond Heritage Awards2019 Richmond Heritage Awards
|Photograph of cars travelling along
Granville Avenue showing tracks for
the interurban tram on the left and
racetrack grandstand on the right as
well as part of Richmond Town Hall
[City of Richmond Archives
Item No. 1978-13-5]
Some of the ways an individual or organization may earn special recognition are:
- Preservation, restoration, rehabilitation or adaptive reuse of a historic place, such as a building or structure, or conservation of a cultural heritage landscape;
- Promotion or awareness of local heritage through education, outreach or advocacy; or
- Contribution to local knowledge of heritage in public history or interpretation projects.
The City of Richmond Heritage Commission invites the public to submit nominations for the 2019 Richmond Heritage Awards. The nominations may be for an individual or organization. Anyone may submit a nomination.
A one-page nomination form is available by following the link and must be sent to Minhee Park by email at email@example.com or by mail to:
Richmond Heritage Commission
c/o Policy Planning Department
Richmond City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond, BC V6Y 2C1
The submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
All nominations will be reviewed by an Awards Jury which includes members of the Richmond Heritage Commission. All decisions of the jury are final.
The Awards will be presented on Saturday, May 11, 2019 as part of the Richmond Heritage Fair's Closing Ceremony in the Performance Hall of the Richmond Cultural Centre. The Richmond Regional Heritage Fair is an annual showcase of history projects by students from grades 4 to 10.
2018 Heritage Awards Recipients
The recipients of this year's Richmond Heritage Awards were:
- Mr. Reiner Siperko and Mr. Bob Hodder for the retention and reuse of the original concrete mural on the new mixed-use development called the "Kimura Building".
- Steveston Historical Society with Hugh McRoberts Secondary School students for their walking tour vignettes program, a five-part theatrical production about living and working in Steveston in the year 1917.
- Mr. John Campbell, a volunteer with the Friends of the Richmond Archives, for his on-going efforts and dedication to develop two social media programs, "Friends of the Richmond Archives" Facebook page and "Outside the Box" blog.
Policy Planning Department