Phillip Carter is an Architect, Urban Planner and Heritage Consultant. He graduated from University of Manitoba and University of Pennsylvania with a Masters of Architecture and Master of City Planning. He is a registered architect, a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and a registered member of Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals. In his architectural practice (established in 1972), he is best known for his library expertise, having completed over 60 public library projects across Ontario, including the Lillian H Smith Library, Wychwood Library, Beaches Library and Markham Library. He has won numerous awards for his projects, including the Governor General’s Medal.
Phillip Carter has contributed his time to many organizations, most notably the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO). He was chairman and is a board member of the Port Hope Branch of ACO. He is a member of the Heritage Port Hope Advisory Committee and has served in this capacity since 1985. Phillip H. Carter Architect is located at 789 Queen Street W; he has practiced in the Queen Street area since 1972. He resides part time in Port Hope where, apart from the organizations noted above, he is also a long-standing board member of the Port Hope All Canadian Jazz Festival.
Phil lives with his wife, Sheilagh, and has two daughters and four grandchildren.