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Lindsay Benjamin

Cultural Heritage Specialist




Lindsay Benjamin has extensive experience in cultural heritage conservation gained through work in private, academic and government organizations. She is practiced at providing professional planning recommendations and expertise on complex studies, research projects, cultural heritage impact and archaeological assessments. She was a Cultural Heritage Planner for the Region of Waterloo and now works for a cultural heritage consulting firm. Lindsay was the Primary Author of Arch, Truss and Beam: The Grand River Watershed Heritage Bridge Inventory, served as a Team Lead on the MTCS Historic Places Initiative, and was Series Editor for Phase 2 of “Heritage Districts Work!” a study of 32 heritage districts in Ontario. She has developed heritage property tax relief programs, worked on Municipal Heritage Registers and drafted designation by-laws in several municipalities. She holds a Master of Applied Environmental Studies degree from the UW School of Planning.