Hello, I'm Lauren Archer.
I'm a Heritage Consultant with over 7 years of experience as a municipal heritage planner.
I have a BA(Hons) in Archaeology and Anthropology from Trent Unviersity, and have worked for the Cities of Toronto, Vaughan, Peterborough and Oakville, as well as a number of Ontario not-for-profit heritage organizations, museums and archives.
I have considerable experience with heritage development review, Heritage Conservation District Studies and Plans, Cultural Heritage Landscape planning, historic hesearch, Heritage Impact Assessments, conservation planning, policy development, heritage public consultation and Archaeological Assessment review.
I am an independent heritage consultant, working on a project-to-project basis. I offer the following services:
Historic property research, plaque research, built heritage surveys and Cultural Heritage Landscape surveys. Heritage planning policy review and writing, development proposal review and heritage permit application and review.
Heritage Impact Assessments, Part IV and Part V Ontario Heritage Act designation and Cultural Heritage Assessment Reports for Environmental Assessments.
Public consultation and outreach, stakeholder engagement, facilitation, volunteer organization and management.
Contact me for more information or to talk about potential heritage related projects.