A heritage property on Bay Street South is about to undergo a massive facelift.
City politicians have approved phases 2-and-3 of the St. Mark’s restoration at a cost of 1.9 million dollars to be funded from the tourism and culture capital budget.
Phase one has already been carried out, including roof repairs, at a cost of one million dollars.
Ward 2 Councillor Jason Farr believes the former Anglican Church will become a destination for weddings and other events once the work is completed, as well as a gathering place for neighbourhood and community groups.
Ward 8 Councillor Terry Whitehead who supported the initiative, stresses that he’ll be looking for a similar result when a plan for the future of Auchmar Estate is presented later this month.