Wed. June 22, 2016
Rockway Centre, 1405 King St E., Kitchener
6:45 Tour Rockway Gardens
7:30 AGM & Guest Speaker Christopher Campbell
from the 1920s
to Mid-Century Modern
Wermager House, Hartford WI, 1956
Information: email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-635-8951
An illustrated talk, by UW School of Architecture Professor Rick Haldenby, about the beautiful industrial buildings designed by Waterloo Region architects John Lingwood, Barnett and Rieder, Jenkins and Wright in the 1950s and 1960s.
Wednesday May 25, 2016
WalterFedy, 675 Queen St. S., Kitchener
FREE for ACO members, $8.50 for non-members. Join ACO here.
Please pre-register at https://mid-century-modern-factories.eventbrite.ca. Or call 519-635-8951.
Interior, Highland Road Baptist Church, Kitchener. Photo: Robert McNair
Discovering Carl Rieder & his importance for Waterloo Region
Prolific* Mid-Century Modern Kitchener-based architect
Wednesday March 30, 2016
7-9 p.m., refreshments will be served
Free for ACO members, $8.50 for non-members. Join ACO here.
You must pre-register via http://rieder.eventbrite.ca . Or call 519-635-8951.
- Allan Hayes, engineer, partner at Walter Fedy, on the life and times of his uncle Carl
- Rick Haldenby, UW School of Architecture prof, on Rieder’s architectural legacy
*Rieder’s work includes Highland Baptist Church, Marsland Centre, Dare Biscuits Factory, Centre in the Square, Eastwood Collegiate, Duke Street Parking Garage, Savage Shoes, Forest Heights Collegiate, St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Cameron Heights Collegiate, Bank of Nova Scotia in downtown Kitchener, Waterloo Collegiate Institute, and many more.
- Photo of Laurel Vocational School, 1968, by Personal Studio, from UW Special Collections & Archives
Discovering John Lingwood & his importance for Waterloo Region
Award winning and prolific* Mid Century Modern Kitchener-based architect
Tuesday November 17, 2015
Free parking in lot north/left of the building. Enter building from parking lot.
Free, but you must pre-register: http://lingwood.eventbrite.ca or call 519-635-8951.
- Dwight Storring, producer of the biographical documentary Finding John Lingwood
- Rick Haldenby, UW School of Architecture prof, on Lingwood’s architectural legacy
*Lingwood’s work includes PressWorks Building, Carmel New Church, Charles Street Terminal, Ontario Court of Justice (Frederick & Ellen), TD Canada Trust (King & Francis), Laurel Vocational School (now Conestoga College Waterloo) and many more.