2011 Heritage Conservation Outstanding Achievement Award

The Bastion, Nanaimo

The City of Nanaimo
Macdonald and Lawrence Timber Framing Ltd.
Read Jones Christoffersen Consulting Engineers
Knappett Projects Inc.
Mr. Sidney Sharman
Hudson's Bay Company

A unique piece of Hudson's Bay Company history, the Nanaimo Bastion was built to serve as an office, arsenal and storage facility for coal mining in 1853. One of the oldest buildings in BC., the Bastion is a familiar landmark, community symbol, and must-see tourist attraction. The City is responsible for its well being; the Nanaimo Museum handles site management and interpretation.

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