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2015 Jane’s Walk

Wednesday, April 15, 2015|Comments Off

Jane’s Walks are named in honour of the late America urban activist Jane Jacobs, who wrote The Death and Life of Great American Cities in 1961. These annual free events take place in many cities to allow both residents and visitors to learn more about city neighbourhoods. Members of the Westmount Historical Association will be conducting the 2015 Jane’s Walk on Sunday, May 3ed. For more information about the walk and about our upcoming lectures, click on the VIEW ALL box below or click on EVENTS at the top of this page.

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NEW Westmount historical association logo

Tuesday, March 17, 2015|0 Comments

The WHA proudly announces the adoption of a new official logo. Designed by Patricia Dumais of Visionnaires Inc., in collaboration with WHA Directors Jane Martin, Caroline Breslaw, and Anne Barkman, the logo incorporates the crenellated roofline of Westmount City Hall that appears in the City’s own coat-of-arms.

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Winter/Spring 2015 Lecture Series: Preservation of Heritage Interiors

Tuesday, March 17, 2015|Comments Off

In 2012 Bill 82, the “Quebec Cultural Heritage Act “was passed by the Quebec government, providing municipalities with the power to protect both the exterior and the interior of buildings. As a result, Westmount has included the mandate of a Heritage Council within the Planning Architectural Committee’s (PAC) tasks. This body could play a future role in saving original features of the interiors of Westmount’s Heritage homes. The WHA Winter/Spring 2015 Lecture Series will be about the preservation of heritage interiors. We will look at how owners of four different Westmount residences have maintained heritage features of their homes' interiors. Read more ...

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Latest issue

February 2015

The Westmount Historical Association was 70 years old in 2014. We were born out of the Westmount Municipal Association in 1944 when Roy Campbell, its president, realized the need to collect and preserve documentation of the development of our community before it was lost.

A printed copy is available free to members, or may be purchased for $5 from the WHA Archives.

To view previous issue of our newsletters please follow the link below.

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scheduled events

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RESTORING THE 1913 PERCY NOBBS HOUSE: 38 Belvedere Road

RESTORING THE 1913 PERCY NOBBS HOUSE: 38 Belvedere Road

SPEAKER: Michael Blinderman, owner and Julia Gersovitz, architect

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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By joining the Westmount Historical Association, you will be supporting our efforts to collect, preserve, and
interpret the history of Westmount.

Annual membership provides free admission to our two lectures series on Westmount’s history and heritage, participation in
walking tours of Westmount, two issues of the WHA newsletter The Westmount Historian, and access to our Archives. Please note that our membership year runs from September 1st through August 31st.

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Email us at info@westmounthistorical.org or use the form below