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)

  • ICOMOS CANADA to Committee of Adjustment: Reject the Château Laurier Request for Minor Variance

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The following letter was sent by ICOMOS CANADA to the Committee of Adjustment on September 16, 2019.

     

    Dear members of the committee,

    RE: Chateau...

  • CHÂTEAU LAURIER ADDITION: A CALL TO ACTION TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS EVERYWHERE

    ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS (OALA)

    On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the Committee of Adjustment of the City of Ottawa will hear an application by the developer LARCO...

  • CHÂTEAU LAURIER: Heritage Ottawa Files Court Application Against Council Delegating Authority to Staff Over Hotel Addition

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa’s legal representative, Michael S. Polowin, Gowling WLG, today filed a Notice of Application to Quash with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice that...

  • CHÂTEAU LAURIER: PROPOSED ADDITION GOES TO COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT ON SEPTEMBER 18

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    On September 18, the Committee of Adjustment will be considering an application by the owners of the Château Laurier for “minor variances” from the Heritage Overlay...

  • Thomas Axworthy: An Open Letter from National Supporters of Friends of the Château Laurier

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The following open letter and call to action to stop the inappropriate addition to the Château Laurier was written by Thomas Axworthy and co-signed by former...

  • Harold Kalman to Committee of Adjustment: Proposed Scheme is Just Wrong

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The following letter was sent to the Committee of Adjustment on September 6, 2019, by Heritage Conservation specialist and Architectural Historian Harold Kalman. Dr. Kalman...

  • Special Forum Event: Can Compatible modern architecture be added to heritage buildings?

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa, in collaboration with the Friends of the Château Laurier and Carleton University, invites you to a special Special Forum Event on September 5, 2019:

    Can...
  • PRIVATE AND PUBLIC FUNDING NETS $65,000.00 TO DATE FOR HERITAGE OTTAWA CHÂTEAU LAURIER CAMPAIGN

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | Media Release

    Heritage Ottawa  is pleased to announce that its recent fundraising campaign has raised $65,000 to date towards fighting the incompatible and insensitive...

  • Will Parliament Finally Protect Historic Sites in Law?

    Federal lawmakers have talked for years about a law to protect historic sites. The Château Laurier fiasco shows that it’s time to finally act.

    POLICY...

  • Heritage Ottawa hires lawyers to fight Château Laurier addition

    CBC NEWS

    Ottawa heritage advocates have hired a legal team as they try to stop what they call an "inappropriate" addition to the Château Laurier hotel.

    The addition at the rear of...

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