Château Laurier Addition

Top: Proposed bar-shaped addition approved by City Council in 2019. architectsAlliance (2019), Compositing: Barry Padolsky Associates Inc Architects. Below: Final design, approved by Ottawa City Council on Feb. 24, 2021. architectsAlliance (2020)

  • City staff give thumbs up to Chateau Laurier redesign

    CBC NEWS, By Ryan Tumilty

    City staff are recommending council approve a proposed addition to the iconic Chateau Laurier that heritage advocates have denounced.

    In a report released...

  • Château Laurier architect defends modernist addition

    CBC NEWS | OTTAWA, By Laura Osman

    The architect behind the maligned Château Laurier addition is defending his latest design, and hoping once it is built people will come to believe the...

  • Heritage Ottawa pans latest attempt at Chateau Laurier addition: 'The most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation'

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Matthew Pearson

    Heritage Ottawa has come out swinging against the latest plans for an addition to the venerated Château Laurier, calling the proposal “the most...

  • Heritage Ottawa still really hates the Château Laurier redesign

    CBC NEWS

    The latest attempt at designing a major addition to Ottawa's historic Château Laurier is "the most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation," according to...

  • Heritage Ottawa ‘unimpressed’ with new Château Laurier design

    GLOBAL NEWS, By Christopher Whan

    “The most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation” is how Heritage Ottawa describes the redesign of upgrades to the Château Laurier in a...

  • Heritage Ottawa: Response to Latest Design for Proposed Addition to Château Laurier | June 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...

  • City Releases Summary of Public Comments Regarding Proposed Addition to Château Laurier

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Update: Read Heritage Ottawa's position statement of March 5, 2018 regarding the latest proposed addition to the Château Laurier.

    A summary of public comments...

  • 'A lot of passion': City receives more than 1,700 responses on Château design consultation

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    Ottawa City Hall received 1,759 responses in a month-long consultation on the proposed addition to the historic Château Laurier.

    In a rare move, the...

  • YOUR VOICE MATTERS: Complete the online survey re: Château Laurier Addition by March 14

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Our heritage stands at a critical crossroads.

    A controversial application for major alterations to Ottawa's Château Laurier, if allowed to proceed as proposed...

  • Heritage Ottawa: Remarks on Revised Design of Proposed Addition to Château Laurier

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The Château Laurier, a prominent Ottawa landmark since 1912, is clearly a special place.

    A National Historic Site of Canada and a designated structure under the...

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