Heritage Surveys and Community Engagement:
Talk and Panel Discussion
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
North York Civic Centre, Council Chambers (5100 Yonge St. North, Toronto)
Join Toronto’s four Community Preservation Panels for our latest exciting all-panel event!
Toronto City Planning is undertaking a Feasibility Study on developing a city-wide heritage survey and is exploring how best to engage residents in order to enrich our understanding of the City’s evolving history and character. The City’s Heritage Preservation Services staff are thrilled to welcome Janet Hansen, Manager of SurveyLA, presenting her talk, “Engage, Involve, and Partner: Lessons in Community Engagement from SurveyLA, the City-Wide Heritage Survey of Los Angeles.”
From 2010 to 2017, the City of Los Angeles Office of Historic Resources (OHR) conducted a city-wide survey, called SurveyLA, to identify and document significant historic resources. The field surveys covered the entire city of Los Angeles—over 880,000 legal parcels within almost 500 square miles. The surveys covered the period from approximately 1850 to 1980 and included individual resources such as buildings, structures, objects, natural features, and cultural landscapes, as well as areas and districts.
Join us to welcome Janet and to share ideas on how to broaden engagement by bringing new voices into the planning process.