Linda Dicaire to Committee of Adjustment: Château a Defining Element of one of World's Most Exquisite Picturesque Compositions

Photo: Heritage Ottawa

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


The following letter was submitted by Linda Dicaire to the Committee of Adjustment, asking for its dismissal of the minor variance application for the proposed Château Laurier addition.

Linda Dicaire is a practicing Landscape Architect and the former Chief of Federal Design Approvals, Heritage and Archaeology at the National Capital Commission (NCC).  She has over 30 years experience in the fields of Landscape Architecture and Heritage Conservation. Ms. Dicaire is a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects and a member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects.

"Here, on the shores of the Ottawa River, is one of the most exquisite Picturesque compositions in the world, and the Château Laurier is one of the defining elements of the tableau."

CLICK HERE to read Linda Dicaire's letter to the Committee of Adjustment.