Robert Mikel and Gerry Brown

WOTH talks with Rob Mikel, author and Gerry Brown, publisher. Rob was raised in Cobourg and then studied history and architecture at the University of Toronto. He worked for the Toronto Historical Board for many years  and works for the Government of Ontario today. When he lived in Cobourg he was one of the founders of the Cobourg and District Historical Society, sat  on the first LACAC of the Town and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Art Gallery of Ontario as well as the head of the DBIA in Cobourg for a few years.His important work has been recognised by the grant of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Lifetime achievement in Heritage work.  And in 2016, he received the Mary Millard Award from the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario for contributions to heritage. His first book was Ontario House Styles on Ontario architecture. His new one is Cobourg: the Spirit of the Place

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