Rideau Street and the Arts District

Rideau Street looking east, 1875. Photo: William James Topley, Library and Archives Canada / PA-012540

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

Originally part of the Sparks estate, this historic seven-block area between the Canal and Waller Street contains or faces eighteen designated heritage buildings and includes Ottawa's first main street, laid out in 1826.


GUIDE: David Jeanes is president of Heritage Ottawa and author of numerous downtown heritage tours.


Heritage Ottawa Members: $5  /  Non-Members: $10  ( Payable by cash at start of the tour )

Please note: The tour ends at the new Ottawa Art Gallery on Daly Avenue at the corner of Waller Street.

MEET: Confederation Square, across from front entrance of the Château Laurier Hotel
Ottawa, ON