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.
- 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. Most recent stories appear first.
'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
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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
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...