Monday, June 29, 2015

Facade Improvement Grant 403 Fitzwilliam Street


Council approves $13,826.17 Facade Improvement Grant

At the June 22 council meeting approval was given to a Heritage Facade Improvement Grant for the S&W Apartment building at 403 Fitzwilliam. The building is on the corner of Wesley and Fitzwilliam in the Old City Quarter.

Since 2003 this Grant Program has been a part of the Downtown Revitalization Strategy to encourage rehabilitation and enhancement of heritage buildings in the downtown core.

The grant program has a budget of $20,000 and is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis and will cover up to 50% of the cost of the project to a maximum of $10,000 per building side facing onto a street. The program has paid out a total of $274,169 to date for 29 exterior building facades.

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