Cultural Heritage Landscape Project

Conserving Heritage Landscapes

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We experience place in Mississauga through its many cultural heritage landscapes like:

  • The Credit River valley
  • Historic villages
  • Early transportation routes
  • Signature neighbourhoods and campuses
  • Former farmsteads and estates
  • Gardens and parks

These landscapes reflect Mississauga’s past and present as a backdrop to the city. In 2005, Mississauga developed an inventory of these landscapes. With the City’s growth, the Inventory is being updated and ways to manage these landscapes are being re-examined. The review includes:

  • Evaluating the 2005 inventory for landscapes to be included or removed
  • Determining if additional cultural heritage landscapes may be added to the inventory, and
  • Examining ways to effectively manage change within and around these landscapes

Your participation and input is critical in identifying what places are unique and valuable to you, and what makes these places important. Please share your memories, opinions, drawings, images and ideas about what makes any and all of these places important and special.

Archaeological Services Inc. (ASI), SGL Planning and Design Inc. landPlan and GBCA Architects are conducting the review.


Get Involved

We experience place in Mississauga through its many cultural heritage landscapes like:

  • The Credit River valley
  • Historic villages
  • Early transportation routes
  • Signature neighbourhoods and campuses
  • Former farmsteads and estates
  • Gardens and parks

These landscapes reflect Mississauga’s past and present as a backdrop to the city. In 2005, Mississauga developed an inventory of these landscapes. With the City’s growth, the Inventory is being updated and ways to manage these landscapes are being re-examined. The review includes:

  • Evaluating the 2005 inventory for landscapes to be included or removed
  • Determining if additional cultural heritage landscapes may be added to the inventory, and
  • Examining ways to effectively manage change within and around these landscapes

Your participation and input is critical in identifying what places are unique and valuable to you, and what makes these places important. Please share your memories, opinions, drawings, images and ideas about what makes any and all of these places important and special.

Archaeological Services Inc. (ASI), SGL Planning and Design Inc. landPlan and GBCA Architects are conducting the review.


  • Phase 1 - Online Survey

    We experience neighbourhoods, communities, and areas as unique and memorable through the ways that buildings and streets connect with surrounding landforms, watercourses, and vegetation. The interaction of these elements creates a ‘sense’ of place. Topography, ground-cover and tree canopy also define the quality of these places. Some of these areas and characteristics can have significant cultural heritage value.

    In 2005 the City of Mississauga identified these types of places by developing a Cultural Landscape Inventory. With the City’s growth, the Inventory is now being updated and ways to manage these landscapes are being re-examined. The Conserving Heritage Landscape

    We experience neighbourhoods, communities, and areas as unique and memorable through the ways that buildings and streets connect with surrounding landforms, watercourses, and vegetation. The interaction of these elements creates a ‘sense’ of place. Topography, ground-cover and tree canopy also define the quality of these places. Some of these areas and characteristics can have significant cultural heritage value.

    In 2005 the City of Mississauga identified these types of places by developing a Cultural Landscape Inventory. With the City’s growth, the Inventory is now being updated and ways to manage these landscapes are being re-examined. The Conserving Heritage Landscape project begins with reviewing the following 10 areas that were identified in the 2005 Cultural Landscape Inventory study and identifying the key attributes and characteristics that make these places unique and valued by individuals and communities.

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