Biography Fern Mackenzie has been working in Heritage Resource Management and Conservation since 1984. Her current position is as a Project Historian on the Centre Block Rehabilitation Project with CENTRUS/HOK. She began in the Ottawa office of Commonwealth Historic Resource Management Limited, where she worked on the re-assembly of the Rideau Street Covent Chapel inside the NGC; The Landscape of Parliament Hill, A History and Inventory, and; A History of Canadian Architecture, 2 vols.(Harold Kalman, Oxford University Press, 1994). While in the Architectural History Branch at Parks Canada, she prepared FHBRO Evaluation Reports and Historic Sites and Monuments Agenda Papers on a wide range of heritage buildings sites across the country, Province House NHS (Halifax); St John the Baptist Anglican Cathedral (St. John's); St. Anne's Chapel of Ease NHS (Fredericton); the Fortifications at Kingston NHS & WHS, and; dozens of lighthouses, post offices and Government of Canada Buildings. As a consultant, Fern continued to provide services to Parks Canada, both at the FHBRO and HSMBC, as well as at Heritage Conservation Services, providing historical support and analysis for Conservation Guidelines for The Grounds of Parliament Hill; the Langevin Block; The Victoria Memorial Museum; The Supreme Court of Canada Building, and; the Sir John A. Macdonald Building.
Academic Credentials BA(Hons), MA History of Art and Architecture; Certificate UVic Conservation Planning
Expertise buildings, history, landscape
Chapter Ontario and Nunavut