Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Planning committee recommends demolition of former Lester Pearson homeTuesday, April 24, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing
The Ugandan High Commission should be allowed to demolish the former Sandy Hill home of Lester B. Pearson and construct a new office building, the planning...
Demolition of former Lester B. Pearson Home Recommended by Planning CommitteeTuesday, April 24, 2018Planning committee gives consent despite report revealing $1M set aside for repairs was never used
CBC NEWS | OTTAWA
Ottawa's planning committee overwhelmingly approved the demolition of a...
Jane's Walk Ottawa to Feature More than 50 Walks: May 5 - 6, 2018Sunday, April 22, 2018
SAVE THE DATES: MAY 5 - 6, 2018
Jane's Walk is an annual weekend festival of free neighbourhood walking tours throughout Ottawa-Gatineau, led by local citizens who...
McLeod: Heritage Preservation Helps Us Build a Better CityThursday, April 19, 2018
OTTAWA SUN, By Jonathan McLeod
There was, perhaps, the most minor of international incidents in Ottawa the other day as the city’s built-heritage subcommittee denied approval for the...
Portman: Try Again on Château Laurier DesignWednesday, April 11, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jamie Portman
The owners of the Fairmont Château Laurier should pay a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake. It might deter them from the folly of their proposed addition to a...
Château Laurier Expansion: The View from AbroadThursday, March 29, 2018
THE HTA BLOG, By Peter Coffman
One of the more surreal moments during last month’s open house on the proposed Château Laurier expansion was hearing Michael McClelland mansplain that...
Panel Discussion on OMB Reform Draws an Engaged CrowdWednesday, March 28, 2018
The controversial Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is about to be replaced by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.
The new Tribunal follows the government of Ontario's...
L’architecture dans une vie – Louis J. Lapierre, architecteTuesday, March 27, 2018
PATRIMOINE OTTAWA | Mercredi le 27 mars
Un nouveau livre sur un important architecte moderniste canadien, Louis J. Lapierre, a été publié en février.
Les auteurs, Andrée...
Algonquin College Announces Suspension of Heritage Trade ProgramsSaturday, March 24, 2018
Algonquin College recently announced plans to suspend two heritage-related programs at its Perth campus, effective fall 2018. The Masonry, Heritage and Traditional and Carpentry and Renovation...
National Historic Sites Alliance Voices Concerns over proposed Château Laurier additionThursday, March 22, 2018
The following letter was sent by the National Historic Site Alliance to Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Council on March 22, 2018.
Dear Mayor and Councillors,...