Entries by Ashley Stone

Heritage Regina at Cathedral Arts Festival – Sod House

Heritage Regina in partnership with Regina Downtown Business Improvement District and Prairie Sod Farm constructed a one-of-a-kind Sod House at the Cathedral Arts Festival. With the extraordinary help of some strong volunteers and a crafty architect, the 2 sided sod house was constructed in little over 2 hours to represent the craftsmanship and skill of […]

Downtown Cultural Trailway honored with Award

We are very honoured and excited to announce that the Downtown Regina Cultural Trailway project has recently won another award! Recipient of the City of Regina Municipal Heritage award for Education in March, 2017 – we’re also excited to announce that we’ve received the Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage award for Education, Heritage events & Publishing. This […]

March 27, 2017 – Downtown Regina Cultural Trailway project has recently won a City of Regina Municipal Heritage award for Education!

We are very honoured and excited to announce that the Downtown Regina Cultural Trailway project has recently won a City of Regina Municipal Heritage award for education. Launched on Saturday, October 1st (during Culture Days 2016) the Downtown Regina Cultural Trailway highlighted the significant cultural and heritage events that transpired in Regina over the course […]

A Regina Landmark Bids Farewell

Suddenly on March 8, 2017, and as a result of a tragic fire, the Travellers Building passed at the age of 88.  She had been neglected for some time and in poor health.  Designed by architects Storey and Van Egmond in 1929 she played an important role in the commercial development of the city of […]

Heritage Regina Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting April 11, 2017 We want to welcome all current members and potential new members to attend Heritage Regina’s 41st Annual General Meeting on April 11th at Knox Metropolitan United Church, 2340 Victoria Ave. Regina at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be provided. Please note that only current 2017-18 members will be eligible […]

Robert Simpson Company Warehouse, 1050 Broad Street

This pictorial essay was commissioned by Heritage Regina and originated as a result of an e-mail from Jeannie Mah, a Regina-based ceramic artist and Board Member of the Architectural Heritage Society of Saskatchewan. On October 30, 2015 Jeannie reported that an application for demolition of the Simpsons-Sears Warehouse had been received by the City of […]

Henderson’s Directories Extracts: 1916-2000

Evolution of Simpson’s as documented in Henderson’s Regina Directories The following entries are taken from Henderson’s Regina Directories. While the Directories are an excellent source for research information, the data is not always up-to-date or fully accurate, and often entries are a year late, as the annual updates were undertaken before people moved into the […]