Historic Structure


  • A building or structure, like a bridge, that has some significance pertaining to history and/or architecture and is registered as so by the Canadian Government or local municipality.

momentous, significant, remarkable, important

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Architectural Significance Definition,
    • How important a structure is.
  • Building Permit (BPmt) Abbreviation,
    • Authorization by a local government to construct or repair a structure.
  • Contributing Property Definition,
    • Buildings within a historic district are either contributing or non-contributing properties with regards to historic value.
  • Heritage Conservation Definition,
    • Protecting historical and culturally important buildings, structures or environments like a park or garden.
  • Historic Preservation (HP) Acronym,
    • A movement to protect buildings with historic value from destruction or extensive renovation.
  • Not in My Backyard (NIMBY) Acronym,
    • Opposition from residents for proposed buildings or structures in a neighbourhood.
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