Books

Heritage Ottawa publishes Books and Walking Tour booklets that celebrate Ottawa's rich heritage.

Scroll down to browse our book publications available for purchase here on our website.

Heritage Ottawa's newest  book — From Walk-Up to High-Rise: Ottawa's Historic Apartment Buildings — is now available for purchase here on our website, with FREE SHIPPING within Canada! To order the book for yourself or a gift recipient, see the link below or  CLICK HERE.

  • From Walk-Up to High-Rise: Ottawa's Historic Apartment Buildings
    From Walk-Up to High-Rise: Ottawa's Historic Apartment Buildings
    Shannon Ricketts, Susan Ross et al
    Heritage Ottawa, 2017
    Pages: 80
    Covering the timeframe from 1900 to 1975, this book tells the fascinating story of how apartment living emerged in 20th century Ottawa. Focusing on Centretown, Sandy Hill and Lowertown East, it looks at the demographic and economic...
  • Werner Ernst Noffke: Ottawa's Architect
    By Shannon Ricketts, Photos by Brian Glenn
    Heritage Ottawa, 2016
    Pages: 80
    SECOND EDITION Heritage Ottawa members are entitled to purchase one Noffke book at a discounted price of $12 CAD. Click here to become a member now.   Werner Ernst Noffke (1878 – 1964) was arguably one of Ottawa’s most influential and...
  • Exploring the Built Heritage of Old Ottawa South
    John M. Calvert, Julie Harris, Et Al
    Ottawa South History Project, 2014
    Pages: 98
    This full colour, well illustrated book sketches the history of the Old Ottawa South neighbourhood and its designated heritage properties while telling the story of 17 built structures, including typical homes from differing eras and 2...
  • The Glebe: A Walking Tour
    John McLeod
    Heritage Ottawa, 2013
    Pages: 16
    Enjoy a scenic walk through the Glebe with this informative booklet by John McLeod, an active and long-time member of Heritage Ottawa who has led our Walking Tours of this area since 2008. The tour route features stately homes designed...
  • L'Architecture en Terre Cuite d'Ottawa: Deux Promenades Guidées
    Barbara McMullen
    Heritage Ottawa, 2003
    Pages: 32
    Please note that this publication is in French. It is also available in English. L’utilisation d’architecture en terre cuite à Ottawa de 1879 à 1923 est peu connue ou appréciée.  Pendant la fin du 19e siècle et le début du 20e siècle son...
  • Ottawa's Terra Cotta Architecture: Two Walking Tours
    Barbara McMullen
    Heritage Ottawa, 2003
    Pages: 32
    The use of architectural terra cotta in Ottawa between 1879 and 1923 is little known or appreciated. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries its use in Britain, the United States and Canada  coincided with the Arts and Crafts...