Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Cadillac Fairview floats plan for 21-storey highrise at Rideau CentreWednesday, December 8, 2021
OTTAWA BUSINESS JOURNAL, OBJ Staff
The owner of the Rideau Centre wants to add a residential component to the downtown mall in a plan that would see a heritage building integrated into a...
Heritage Ottawa Successfully Advocates for Improved Heritage Considerations in New Official PlanTuesday, November 2, 2021
The approval of the new Official Plan (OP) by Ottawa City Council on October 27 concludes more than two years of community concern and public engagement over how this...
Owner of Somerset House furious over political indecision on Catherine Street projectFriday, October 29, 2021
City's planning committee refuses to consider a zoning application for Catherine Street property until Tony Shahrasebi produces a credible plan for Somerset House
OTTAWA CITIZEN, by Jon...
Planning committee sends 'strong message' to Somerset House ownerThursday, October 28, 2021
CBC News, By Kate Porter
In a rare, if not unprecedented move, Ottawa's planning committee has deferred a decision on a downtown low-rise project to send the property owner a message about...
Ottawa's New Official Plan Approved by City CouncilWednesday, October 27, 2021
CBC NEWS, by Kate Porter
City council has given the green light to Ottawa's new Official Plan, the ambitious document that will guide development in the nation's capital for the next...
La Coalition pour le pont Alexandra interpelle une nouvelle fois le fédéralMonday, October 25, 2021
Le Droit | GAËLLE KANYEBA
La Coalition pour le pont Alexandra (CPA) demande au premier ministre Justin Trudeau, qui devrait annoncer les membres de son cabinet ministériel sous peu, de...
Restoring the threatened beauty of classic building interiorsTuesday, October 19, 2021
Special to The Globe and Mail, by Wallace Immen
When it opened in 1912, Ottawa’s Union Station was an architectural delight that led passengers through a procession of palatial rooms to...
Council green-lights master site plan for new Civic hospital on Central Experimental FarmWednesday, October 13, 2021
THE OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Taylor Blewett
City council has signed off on a master site plan for The Ottawa Hospital’s new Civic campus, another hurdle now cleared in the hospital’s quest to...
Committee approves master plan for new Civic hospital campusMonday, October 4, 2021
CBC NEWS | Matthew Kupfer
Committee approval of the master site plan for the new Civic campus of The Ottawa Hospital hinges on protecting trees, working with neighbouring communities on...
Campus unifié de l'Hôpital d'Ottawa: réunion marathon à l'hôtel de villeSaturday, October 2, 2021
LE DROIT | Julien Paquette
Pendant près de 11 heures, le Comité de l’urbanisme et le Sous-comité du patrimoine bâti de la Ville d’Ottawa ont étudié ce plan vendredi. Plus de 50 citoyens...