Richmond Heritage Awards
Richmond has a rich heritage that includes historic buildings, cultural and natural heritage landscapes, artifacts, and oral and written histories, all of which contribute to our shared community identity.
An important way by which the City recognizes people and organizations for their heritage efforts is through the Richmond Heritage Awards, organized by the Richmond Heritage Commission.
These annual awards recognize the accomplishments of Richmond individuals and organizations for their dedication to the conservation of historic places and for promoting an awareness of Richmond’s diverse history.2020 Nomination Process
The City of Richmond Heritage Commission invites the public to submit nominations for the 2020 Richmond Heritage Awards. The public is encouraged to nominate people and/or organizations for their dedication to:
- Preservation, restoration, rehabilitation or adaptive reuse of a historic place, such as a building or structure, or conservation of a cultural or natural heritage landscape
- Promotion or awareness of local heritage through education, outreach or advocacy
- Contribution to local knowledge of heritage in public history of interpretation projects
Richmond Heritage Commission
c/o Policy Planning Department
Richmond City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond BC V6Y 2C1
The submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday October 18, 2020
All nominations will be reviewed by an Awards jury, which includes members of the Richmond Heritage Commission. All decisions of the jury are final.
Recipients of this year’s annual Richmond Heritage Awards will be formally contacted by email, and arrangements will be made for contactless delivery of the awards to the recipients.
2019 Heritage Awards Recipients
Sea Island Heritage Society
The society received the award for raising public awareness on the history of Sea Island.
The Sea Island Heritage Society is a small registered charity dedicated to collecting, cataloguing, recording and disseminating the history of Sea Island in Richmond. The Society was organized in 2001 and meets monthly at the Sea Island Community Centre. It also hosts a few open houses and other events throughout the year.
Richmond Garden Club
The club received an award for stewarding the Paulik Neighbourhood Park.
The Paulik Neighbourhood Park is a six-acre park in the City Centre area which features a 1.5 acre garden. It was a family garden owned by the Paulik family at the beginning of the 1930's. A skilled group of volunteer gardeners from the Richmond Garden Club has been stewarding the Paulik Neighbourhood Park for 11 years and continues to maintain Mrs. Paulik's 28 perennial garden beds.
For further information, please contact:
Cynthia Lussier, Planner 2, Policy Planning Department