This talk presents the fascinating story of Jacques Gréber’s vision and plan for Canada’s capital, with a look at what worked and what we might do differently today.
From his 1950's lens, Gréber's perspective reveals some surprising insights into legacy practices still being applied today with respect to urban planning, roadway design and even architecture.
The speaker's book "Transforming Ottawa" will be available for purchase at the event.
This seasonal event will be held at the special venue of Dominion-Chalmers United Church.
The lecture is free and there is no need to pre-register.
Archival Photo of 1938 Plan Model via Alain Miguelez
Alain Miguelez is an urban planner at the City of Ottawa. He earned his Master's Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Montreal and is author of the book "Transforming Ottawa: Canada's Capital in the Eyes of Jacques Gréber".