Heritage Celebrations

 Newly restored Strathcona Block heritage building at Wyandotte Street East and Devonshire Road

2023 Heritage Activities & Events:

City of Windsor Heritage Recognition Awards

The 2023 Heritage Recognition Awards will be presented in person during the upcoming City Council meeting on October 16, 2023.

2022 Heritage Activities & Events:

City of Windsor Heritage Recognition Awards

The 2022 Heritage Recognition Awards were presented in person during an outdoor presentation of Built Heritage Awards on September 22, 2022.

Doors Open Windsor 2022 StoryMap

Thank you to all who joined us for the Doors Open Windsor 2022 event that was held on Saturday, September 24, and Sunday, September 25. There was lots to see, and it was all free!

For a map of all the sites that were featured this year and details, visit the Doors Open Windsor 2022 Esri StoryMap.

Mackenzie Hall Masonry Restoration Presentation

Thank you to all who joined us for the indoor presentation and outdoor guided walk-around of the conservation work conducted at the Mackenzie Hall building. Particularly, a big thank you to our featured guest speakers:

  • Don Snyder, Friends of the Court
  • Brandon Calleja, City of Windsor
  • Jason Grossi, Studio g+G Inc.

The presentation was held on-location at Mackenzie Hall, 3277 Sandwich Street, on September 25, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. – it was a featured event as part of the Doors Open Windsor 2022 lineup.

City of Windsor Heritage Scavenger Hunt

In partnership with Doors Open Windsor, the City of Windsor had a successful launch of its first official Heritage Scavenger Hunt contest! The contest was closed on September 26, 2022.

The contest involved correctly identifying 22 architectural details. All details were visible from public areas and sidewalks. Successful participants were entered into a prize draw. Three (3) winners were randomly selected and awarded a prize in support of Windsor local businesses and organizations available. Congratulations to those who were selected for a prize, and thank you to all those who participated and submitted your answers!

City of Windsor Heritage Scavenger Hunt 2022 (Fillable PDF)​​