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Planning, Property and Development

Background and Publications

There are several supporting documents that elaborate on the policies and procedures of Winnipeg's Historical Buildings Committee as well as some educational material.

The following are available for download:

The Year Past The Year Past, the Annual Report of the Historical Buildings Committee

Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada
Adopted by the City of Winnipeg's Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, this document provides sound, practical guidance to achieve acceptable conservation practice within Canada.
7,114 KB  | Download

Guideline for the Repair or Placement of Windows in Historic Buildings with Windows Condition Assessment Guideline for the Repair or Placement of Windows in Historic Buildings with Windows Condition Assessment
The Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg have collaborated to prepare these guidelines to assist property owners, contractors and consultants when considering the replacement of windows in a historic building.
197 KB  | Download

Signage on Heritage Buildings Signage on Heritage Buildings
The City of Winnipeg's conservation brief on recommendations for signage design and installation on historic buildings.
233 KB  | Download

Winnipeg Heritage Resource Management Plan Winnipeg Heritage Resource Management Plan - May, 2010 (Draft)
Provides the framework to further recognize the potential of the city’s heritage assets, as a solid basis for the development of a vital and sustainable urban environment.
3,994 KB  | Download

The Fort Rouge Neighbourhood Walking Tour The Fort Rouge Neighbourhood Walking Tour
Published in 1994 this brochures features the extraordinarily rich architectural environment of the Fort Rouge neighbourhood, with the work of some of Manitoba's finest architects and builders represented.
4,589 KB  | Download

The Exchange District, Part 1: A Property Survey The Exchange District, Part 1: A Property Survey - Feb 2001
(rev. Jan 2007)
A guide to the structures found within the Exchange District
19,811 KB  | Download

Heritage Support Policy and Programs Heritage Support Policy and Programs
A Report on Proposed Municipal Initiatives to Promote Retention and Use of Heritage Properties in the City of Winnipeg, July 29, 1992
275 KB  | Download

A Guide to Researching Winnipeg's Buildings A Guide to Researching Winnipeg's Buildings
A pamphlet is intended to assist you in uncovering historical information on your building.
2,012 KB  | Download

The Exchange District: A National Historic Site Heritage Interpretation Strategy The Exchange District A National Historic Site Heritage Interpretation Strategy
1,563 KB  | Download

North Main Walking Tour North Main Walking Tour
A brief profile of each building is presented in this inventory which begins at William Avenue and goes north down Main Street to the Subway
8,760 KB  | Download

These documents are available for download in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format and require an Adobe Acrobat Reader. The Acrobat Reader is a free download from Adobe.

Last update: November 20, 2015