Jane's Walk - Amherstburg
The River Bookshop will be a stop on Jane’s Walk in Amherstburg Saturday April 29th starting at 9:30pm. Head down to the River Bookshop at 9:30am and take a walk through historic Amherstburg and learn about our vibrant history. Celebrate the rich culture and history of the region through walks and activities.
Jane Jacobs was an urbanist and activist whose writing championed a community-based approach to city building. She introduced ground-breaking ideas about how cities function, evolve and fail that have become a commonsense cannon for today’s architects, planners, policymakers, activities and other city builders.
Schedule of Walks in Amherstburg:
9:30am – 10:30am – Boats in the ‘Burg: A River Town History
10:45am – 11:45am – Look Again! Outside: Amherstburg
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Structures with Stories: Built Heritage in Downtown Amherstburg
2:15pm – 3:15pm – Heritage at Risk – The Importance of Designation, HCDs and Advocacy