Château Laurier Addition

Rendering: architectsAlliance

HERITAGE OTTAWA

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.
  • More design work on Château Laurier expansion endorsed by planning committee

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    There wasn’t much fuss over the proposed Château Laurier expansion during Tuesday’s planning committee meeting.

    Councillors simply approved a...

  • Back to the drawing board for round five of Château Laurier expansion

    EDMONTON SUN, By Jon Willing

    City council could neuter itself on Wednesday as Ottawa’s watchdog for heritage properties when it considers kicking the final design responsibility for the...

  • Councillors risk ceding influence over Château addition, heritage group warns

    CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman

    The president of Heritage Ottawa is warning city councillors they may be about to lose their last chance to veto the design for a modernist addition to the Château...

  • Heritage Ottawa: Response to Latest Design for Proposed Addition to Château Laurier | June 3, 2018
    HERITAGE OTTAWA | STATEMENT OF JUNE 3, 2018

    Owners of the Château Laurier have unveiled their latest design for a proposed addition to the venerable historic hotel, a National Historic Site of...

  • Heritage Ottawa to Built Heritage Sub-committee re: Chateau Laurier Addition | JUNE 18, 2018

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The following text was formally submitted by Heritage Ottawa to the Built Heritage Sub-committee for consideration at its meeting of June 18, 2018. President David Jeanes...

  • Phyllis Lambert to Mayor Jim Watson: Architects of Proposed Château Laurier Addition "Have Not Found a Viable Approach"

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

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

  • Coffman on Proposed Château Laurier Addition: Compatibility

    THE HTA BLOG, By Peter Coffman

    Several objections were raised at last Monday’s meeting of the Built Heritage Sub-Committee to the proposed extension of the Château Laurier. The thread that...

  • Jeanes: Château Laurier addition – design excellence must be the standard

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By David Jeanes

    The following is offered in rebuttal to a column by Mohammed Adam (Ottawa Citizen, June 11) about the proposed addition to the Château Laurier:

    ...

  • Heritage committee demands more changes to Château annex

    'We want to feel the addition loves the Château as much as we do'

    CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman

    The architects behind a controversial addition to Ottawa's Château Laurier still don't have...

  • Heritage Sub-committee wants council to send Château Laurier back to the drawing board

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    The city’s built-heritage subcommittee is recommending the architects of the Château Laurier addition go back to the drawing board.

    The panel of...

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