Current Heritage Applications

The intent of Municipal Historic Resource designation is to recognize the significance of a historic resource, protect it legally, and support the maintenance of its character-defining elements in perpetuity.

If you would like to learn more about the Municipal Historic Resource Designation process please contact the Town of Banff at   eric(at) or call 1-403-762-1102.

Peter and Catharine Whyte Residence

February 2021 Application

The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies has submitted a request to designate the Peter and Catharine Whyte Residence, located at 130 Bow Avenue, as a Municipal Historic Resource.  As part of this request, they are asking for a matching rehabilitation grant of $50,000.  The designating bylaw and compensation request will be considered by Banff Town Council on February 22, 2021.  

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