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Sept 23rd, 2011
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September 23, 2011

 

40th Annual Royal City Builders Awards Nominees Announced

New Westminster, BC – The New Westminster Chamber of Commerce and the City of New Westminster are pleased to announce the 40th Annual Royal City Builders Awards. These awards recognize outstanding achievement in modern development, heritage preservation, accessibility improvements and sustainability.

The modern development awards acknowledge architects, designers and builders of high quality residential, commercial, and institutional development in the City. The Heritage awards recognize efforts to preserve New Westminster’s heritage through restoration and renovation of existing homes as well as new construction.
Since 2002, the Royal City Builders Awards has also included a Universal Access category. This award recognizes businesses and institutions that have contributed uniquely and significantly to improve access for all New Westminster residents and visitors.
The Sustainability Award acknowledges cleaner and healthier communities by recognizing developments that incorporate various sustainable features and initiatives in to their projects.
All awards will be presented at the Royal City Builders Awards Gala Dinner, to be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 5:45 p.m. at the Inn at the Quay. Tickets are available from the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce. This year’s guest speaker is Donald Luxton of Donald Luxton and Associates.
For more information on the awards, please contact the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce at 604-521-7781 or the City of New Westminster Development Services Department, Planning at 604-515-3767.
Nominees in the Modern Development category are:

Modern Residential
• 280 Ross Drive - The Carlyle at Victoria Hill
• 1 Renaissance Square – Q at the Quay

Commercial Renovation
• 130 – 810 Quayside Drive – Donald’s Market
• 107 – 810 Quayside Drive – Tiny Finery
• 109 – 810 Quayside Drive – The Great Wall Tea Company
• 201 – 960 Quayside Drive - RBC Dominion Securities
• 406 – 960 Quayside Drive – Westminster Savings Credit Union
• 102 – 1035 Columbia Street – De Dutch Pennekoek House
• 130 – 1005 Columbia Street – Pharmasave
• 120 – 66 Tenth Avenue – BMO Bank of Montreal
• 130 – 66 Tenth Street – Cockney Kings Fish and Chips

Modern Commercial
• 14 Begbie Street – Inter Urban
• 810 Quayside Drive – The River Market


Modern Institutional
• 305 Carnarvon Street – Maria Keary Cottage
• 77 Jamieson Court – Royal City Manor
• 808 Royal Avenue – Student Society Building
• 212 – 810 Quayside Drive – Vancouver Circus School
• 620 Eighth Street – Moody Park Pool
• 620 Eighth Street – New Westminster
• 810 Quayside Drive – Vancouver Circus School
• 620 Eighth Street – Moody Park Pool
• 620 Eighth Street – New Westminster Youth Centre
• 808 Royal Avenue - Aboriginal Gathering Place at Douglas College

Nominees in the Heritage Development category are:

Exterior Heritage Restoration (The Heritage Shield) & Exterior Heritage Renovation
• 1021 Third Avenue
• 331 Simpson Street
• 107 and 109 Agnes Street
• 308 Durham Street
• 408 Garrett Street
• 362 Sherbrooke Street

New Home Construction that Respects New Westminster Heritage
• 128 Ovens Avenue
• 132 Ovens Avenue
• 815 Second Street
• 1616 London Street
• 206 Elgin Street


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Contact: Julia Dykstra, Planning Clerk
604-515-3767 or