Château Laurier Addition

Rendering: architectsAlliance


May 27, 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.

CLICK HERE to read Heritage Ottawa's statement of May 25, 2019 in response to the latest proposed design for the Château Laurier addition.

  • 'Grotesque' Château Laurier addition clears final hurdle

    CBC NEWS | By Kate Porter

    The hugely controversial addition to the historic Château Laurier hotel can go ahead, Ottawa's planning committee voted Thursday.

    Several city councillors...

  • Planning committee approves Château Laurier site plan, but Fleury pursues council vote on design

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    It might land the City of Ottawa in court, but a councillor will try to get city council to make a final decision on the Château Laurier’s controversial...

  • Dr. Christina Cameron to Planning Committee: Reject this 5th iteration of Château Laurier Addition in its Entirety


    The following letter was sent by Dr. Christina Cameron to the City of Ottawa's Planning Committee, the Mayor and all Councillors in advance of  Planning Committee's meeting...

  • Fate of Château Laurier Lies with Planning Committee on June 13 — YOUR VOICE MATTERS!


    It has finally come to this.

    On Thursday, June 13 the fate of Canada's iconic Château Laurier will rest in the hands of our elected municipal councillors who serve on...

  • Château Laurier—Contact Our Elected Officials before Thursday, June 13


    Contact Our Elected Officials before Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Fate of Château Laurier Lies with Planning Committee on June 13

    Copy and paste the following email...

  • Plamondon: If we want to get Château Laurier right, look to 7 Clarence

    OTTAWA CITIZEN | OPINION, By Bob Plamondon

    "The building’s completely out of whack with what would be expected in a heritage district … It’s a ridiculous looking structure.”


  • Phyllis Lambert to Mayor Jim Watson: Proposed Château Laurier Addition "Makes Mockery of the Ontario Heritage Act"


    Architectural visionary Phyllis Lambert, widely considered one of the world's most influential figures in architecture, has written a second letter to Mayor Jim Watson...

  • Ottawa’s iconic Château Laurier held hostage by developers and architects

    TORONTO STAR, By Penny Collenette

    How do you protect what is perceived to be a public heritage space when it is privately owned? This very contentious issue is facing Ottawa’s City Council...

  • In the News: Heritage Ottawa Speaks Out on Proposed Addition to Château Laurier



    June 3, 2019

    Heritage Ottawa's David B. Flemming discussed the proposed addition with CTV NEWS OTTAWA this morning, in advance of today's meeting of the the Built...

  • Château Laurier architects unwilling to make 'significant' alterations to latest design

    Built heritage subcommittee pans hotel addition, but has little power

    CBC NEWS, By Joanne Chianello

    The owners of the Château Laurier have no intention of making substantial changes...