Presentation Discusses How Masonry Materials Shaped Local Historic Architectural Style

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Kingston, Ontario City Hall

On Thursday, June 14 the Heritage Resource Centre will host “A Mason’s Perspective: Heritage Building Materials” presented by heritage award winner, Patrick Jenkins.

A Kingston-based Certified Restoration Mason, Jenkins owns and operates the conservation masonry firm Enoch’s Hammer Inc., specializing in heritage masonry diagnostic, residential heritage projects, and heritage masonry consulting.

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This presentation will ‘explore the relationship between the physical characteristic of local masonry materials and local architectural style and the ways in which the hot-lime mixing method unifies ancient to modern masonry works‘.

The June 14 talk – the eighth presentation in the City’s Heritage Resource Centre speaker series – begins at 11am in Memorial Hall at Kingston City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

Registration is free and open to the public. You can reserve a spot now at

Taking a Kingston Transit bus to the presentation? Plan your trip online using Google Transit.