Leslie R. Fairn: Wolfville's Master Architect
Friday March 15, 2019  12pm - 1pm (1 Hour )
Lecture / Seminar

(902) 585-1434

Event in Room: 308

Please join us for this free Lunchtime Learning session presented by Acadia Lifelong Learning.

Leslie Fairn practiced as an architect in Nova Scotia for over 65 years, designing dozens of houses and public buildings in the Maritimes. Over that period he created designs which varied greatly in style, all first-rate in function and appearance. One can safely say that most Nova Scotians have been in one or more of his creations. We will look at and comment on some two dozen of them in the Wolfville - Kentville area.

John Whidden was born, raised and educated in Wolfville, taught for more than 30 years, mostly in Toronto, and then came with his wife Helen to retire here. He developed a deep interest in the heritage architecture in the area, wrote a handbook entitled “Wolfville’s Architectural Heritage” In the process he came to respect and admire the many Leslie Fairn designed structures in the Valley, and indeed to respect and admire Fairn himself for his work and for the attention he gave to professional organizations and to the many young associates who worked with him over his decades in practice.


Patterson Hall
24 University Avenue
Wolfville, Nova Scotia

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Patterson Hall 24 University Avenue Wolfville, Nova Scotia