Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

Martin Luther University College (formerly Waterloo Lutheran Seminary) Doors Open Region of Waterloo

Martin Luther University College (formerly Waterloo Lutheran Seminary)

Tour the $9-million renovation of this mid-century landmark, with its multipurpose chapel, classrooms, bell tower and courtyard. New features include open gathering spaces, a brightened chapel, modernized classrooms, improved ablution facilities for Muslim students and guests, and a welcoming, canopied entrance. In his illustrated talk (1:30 p.m.), architect Terry Montgomery will describe how the renovation balanced heritage preservation and change.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Guided tours available

Contact info

Near Albert Street and Bricker Avenue
Waterloo, Ontario
https://luther.wlu.ca

Architecture

Year built: 1963; renovated 2017-18
Architect: Karl Kruschen, Kruschen and Dailey, Waterloo (1963); Montgomery Sisam Architects, Toronto (2017-18)
Architectural style: Modernism
Building type: Educational facility, Place of worship

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 15, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Martin Luther University College (formerly Waterloo Lutheran Seminary) Near Albert Street and Bricker Avenue