The dates of two open houses where the draft _Riverview Heritage Conservation Plan_ will be presented for public comment have been announced. The draft plan (four pdf files) will be available for review after September 24th online at “www.riverviewvalues.info”:http://www.riverviewvalues.info/draft-heritage-conservation-plan, at the main branches of the Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam Public Libraries, and at Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam City Halls. The deadline for online comments is October 10th, 2012.
To view a collection of some of responses gathered from people attending the workshops held last spring, please click “here”:http://www.riverviewvalues.info/drop-in-workshops. Opinions are unanimous — all of Riverview must be preserved.
*Public Drop-in Open House #1*
Monday, October 1, 2012 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Gathering Place – Living Room
1100 – 2253 Leigh Square Place, Port Coquitlam
*Public Drop-in Open House #2*
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Centennial Pavilion – Centennial Room
620 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
Please see “Appreciating the Heritage of Riverview Hospital”:http://bmn.bc.ca/assets/bmn/doc/TCNRVheritage.pdf, an article published in Elaine Golds’ biweekly column in the _TriCity News_ on May 4, 2012.
For more detailed information on the history and present values of the site, please see the 2004 report prepared by BMN (6.5MB) “The Riverview Hospital Site. Respecting its Past, Realizing its Future”:http://bmn.bc.ca/assets/bmn/doc/Riverview2004.pdf.