Biography Mark Gladysz (www.heritagedowntowns.com) A registered professional planner, Mark Gladysz RPP, OPPI has over 40 years of experience in city planning in a variety of municipalities across Ontario. Mark has extensive experience in areas of land development, intensification, urban design, infrastructure planning, historic building preservation and project management of special studies and construction projects. He is recognized as an expert witness in Heritage Planning and Land Use Planning by the Ontario Land Tribunal and TLAB. Currently, Mark is the principal consultant of Heritagedowntowns.com Ltd., which is a planning consultancy specializing in strategies for the rejuvenation and intensification of older commercial and mixed-use residential areas. Previously, Mark worked for the City of Toronto, and was a Heritage Planner for the City of London and City of Kingston. He was Senior Planner with the City of Brantford, Ontario and worked on the implementation of the Downtown Master Plan. Mark was also a manager responsible for Downtown Whitby, Ontario. In Kingston, he initiated the Downtown Action Plan which was an infrastructure and streetscape plan. Mark has extensive experience working in implementing Heritage Conservation District Area Plans, Heritage Inventories, Building Conservation Master Plans, Heritage Impact Assessments, Planning Justification Reports, Building Removal Reports, Building Alteration Reports and Urban Design Briefs.
Academic Credentials Master of Environmental Studies- MES; Registered Professional Planner (RPP, OPPI)
Chapter Ontario and Nunavut