How Do Heritage Districts Get Designated?
Ever wondered how some parts of Ottawa become officially designated as "Heritage Conservation Districts"? City of Ottawa heritage planner Stuart Lazear explains why and how this happens. Read More
Heritage Conservation District Study Final Reports
With funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, volunteers from branches of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) and Historical Societies were assisted by the Heritage Resources Centre (HRC) at the University of Waterloo to undertake a province wide research program to answer the question: have Heritage Conservation Districts in Ontario been successful heritage planning initiatives over a period of time.
By Leo B. Doyle
The key to preserving Sunnyside's housing stock and to reducing the likelihood that more homes will be demolished; is to restore its streetscapeRead More
Read about the history of the Glebe, one of Ottawa's most historic districts.
Visit the Old Ottawa South Community Association's website for a fascinating look at the rich heritage that this community "between the bridges" has to offer.
by Michael Davidson
A history of Westboro that spans from the ice age to the twentieth century