The Stokes Block was Constructed between 1905-1907 and started out as a commercial apartment building. In 1920 it was succeeded by various Chinese merchants and restaurateurs. One of the most well-known was Yick Lee Lung Company general store, which opened in 1928. and would later become a confectionery until 1974. The building was occupied by Lang’s Cafe until April […]
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Originally published on CBC.ca. Images found by SavedTheSpot. Two women from Chicago are on a mission to solve the mystery of photos printed in Regina back in the 1940s that somehow found their way to a goodwill store in their city — and they’re hoping they can find the family in the long-forgotten photos Maria […]
Take a step back in time on January 18 and enjoy the first instalment of the 2018 Winter Lecture Series presented by Heritage Regina supported by the Civic Museum of Regina. A century ago, with our flourishing farms and urban centers, there was a high demand for new homes. Designers and skilled trades people were […]
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 […]
Alex Brown from CTV spent some time with Robin Adeney of Heritage Regina learning about the cyclone of 1912 and its impact on the city. To experience the walking tour yourself, make sure you attend Robin’s Walking Tour on July 22 Photo and video credit: CTV Regina Watch the video here!
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 […]
Regina Public Library (RPL) will be relocating its Albert Branch Library from its current location at 1401 Robinson Street to the new Mâmawêyatitân Centre in the summer of 2017. The intent of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek offers to purchase the current Albert Branch property, including the land and building. The Albert […]
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 […]
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Heritage Regina is a group of dedicated volunteers who strive to preserve and protect sites of historical, cultural or architectural significance in Regina. Through educational programming, stewardship and advocacy, Heritage Regina creates an awareness of the community’s shared stories and of the importance of heritage in sustaining the culture and identity of the city.