|City of Vancouver
|30,000 sq. ft.
- VRCA Awards of Excellence Heritage — Gold 2022
- VRCA Awards of Excellence General Contracting — Gold 2022
- The shingle roof left traces of the original pattern slate imprinted on the underlying wood
We had the unique opportunity to return Heritage Hall to its original look, using authentic materials. Designed in 1914, Heritage Hall originally served as a post office and was later used by the RCMP. It now houses a variety of organizations that continue to serve the community, in addition to being a highly sought-after events venue for parties and weddings.
The scope of work included renovations and upgrades to the roof and clock tower under a wrapped scaffolding enclosure. The existing asbestos containing tile roof from the 1980s was removed; extensive upgrades performed on the underlying wood frame structure, followed by the installation of a new slate roof to match original construction, and new copper flashing. Original copper finials, roof tops, curbs and gutters were replaced with new copper flashing custom-made to replicate the original installation. Brick and stone masonry work was anchored, re-pointed and repaired in various areas as required to achieve seismic requirements.
The end result is an authentically restored heritage project that has won multiple VRCA awards and will continue to host special community events for many years to come.