Château Laurier Addition

Rendering: architectsAlliance


March 4, 2019

Latest Designs Released for Château Laurier Addition

The City of Ottawa has released the latest revised designs for an addition to the Château Laurier hotel.

SCROLL DOWN to read Heritage Ottawa's response to the latest proposed design for the Château Laurier addition. Use the link at conclusion of the statment to send your comments to the City of Ottawa.

  • View renderings of the latest proposed addition from a variety of key vantage points.
  • Scroll down on this page for select media coverage of the proposed Château Laurier addition, presented in reverse chronological order.
  • Heritage Ottawa Speaks with CTV News About the Future of Two Significant Heritage Structures


    Heritage Ottawa's Leslie Maitland appeared on CTV NEWS OTTAWA this morning to discuss two local heritage structures each facing a critical crossroads.

    The latest...

  • HERITAGE OTTAWA | Response to Latest Design for Proposed Addition to Château Laurier | March 2019


    For more than two years, Canadians have been witnessing with growing concern a sequence of various design proposals for an addition to the...

  • Ottawa Citizen Reports on Urban Design Review Panel's Assessment of Latest Proposed Design for Château Laurier Addition

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Joanne Laucius

    Better, but still needs work.

    That’s the conclusion of Ottawa’s urban design review panel on the new design for a controversial addition to the...

  • CBC NEWS: Back Again—New Château Laurier design tweaks headed for Urban Design Review Panel

    Following today's release of the latest design for the Chateau Laurier addition, the following report was posted to

    CBC NEWS, By Ryan Tumilty

    The developer behind the...

  • STUDENT EXHIBITION continues the discussion of forthcoming Château Laurier addition


    An exhibition of alternative designs for an addition to the Château Laurier Hotel, created by students of Carleton University's Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism,...

  • OUTSIDE THE BOX: An Exhibition of Alternative Designs for an Addition to the Château Laurier


    Heritage Ottawa is pleased to be hosting an exhibit of designs for an addition to the Château Laurier created by students at Carleton University’s Azrieli School of Architecture and...

  • Time to End "Capital Punishment"

    The following article appeared in the "Athena Cultural Crusader" section of the August 8 issue of COUNTRY LIFE, a weekly U.K. magazine with a focus on arts, travel and architecture.


  • Forfeiting its Right of Final Approval, City Council Votes to "Return to the Drawing Board" on Château Laurier Addition
    Final Approval for Design Changes to be Delegated to City Staff


    City Council voted unanimously on June 27, 2018 to approve the Built Heritage Sub Committee’s (BHSC)...

  • Council votes to keep working on design for Château Laurier expansion

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    The drama at city hall over the Château Laurier’s proposed addition should go silent until the next term of council.

    Council on Wednesday voted to have...

  • Council approves Addition to Château Laurier with plan to Tweak Modernist Design

    GLOBAL NEWS, By Beatrice Britneff

    Council agreed today that planners have more work to do on the design of the Château Laurier expansion, a controversial process that has dragged on for...