Glenhyrst’s long-standing vision and mandate as an art gallery has created an undeniable stability. However, the real success of the site is based on the active collaboration between the partners.
Drawing on the lessons learned from success stories from across the country, here are some of the key activities that can help you regenerate your downtown.
Regenerating a historic place is not a linear process, unexpected detours and unforeseen opportunities are common. It also progresses incrementally, with creative ideas evolving from trials (and errors!). And it takes a team with a range of talents, a shared vision, and strong leadership.
As part of an ongoing collaboration, Parks Canada Agency staff graciously agreed to lend their marketing and community engagement expertise to the National Trust for Canada’s Marketing Your Historic Destination Tool Kit. The following is an interview with Susan Kennard, Manager of Heritage Programs for the Banff Field Unit, which includes Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site.