Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
City of Ottawa launches consultation on much-maligned Château Laurier expansionTuesday, February 14, 2017
CBC NEWS | OTTAWA
The City of Ottawa has struck an expert working group and launched a website to gather public feedback on the proposed expansion of the Fairmont Château Laurier after...
Capital Urbanism Lab to Examine Heritage as a Driver of SustainabilityTuesday, February 14, 2017
The Capital Urbanism Lab is hosting a timely conservation about the essential link between heritage and sustainability. The event takes place on Thursday, February 16...
Application Is Filed for Proposed Addition to Château Laurier: City of Ottawa Launches Public ConsultationTuesday, February 14, 2017
The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application for construction of a new addition to the Château Laurier Hotel, a National Historic Site of Canada and a...
Special website launched to collect feedback on Château Laurier additionTuesday, February 14, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Matthew Pearson
The proposed expansion of Ottawa’s most iconic downtown hotel is expected to garner so much attention that the city has taken the unprecedented step of...
Ghost Sign on Ottawa's Bank Street: Who Was G.A. Snider?Sunday, February 12, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Joanne E. Laucius
Howard Simkover was walking along Bank Street in 2011 when a faded sign painted on the brick of an old building just south of Slater Street caught his...
RSVP Now to Attend 2017 Ottawa Architectural Conservation AwardsMonday, February 6, 2017
Here's a great way to celebrate Heritage Day on February 21, 2017 while checking out the new Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards!
The City of Ottawa invites you to attend the Ottawa...
Baseline rapid transit plan contributes to 'erosion' of Central Experimental FarmWednesday, February 1, 2017
CBC News Ottawa, By Waubgeshig Rice
A City of Ottawa plan to build a rapid transit corridor along Baseline Road includes expropriating part of the Central Experimental Farm, and that has...
Heritage in the Service of City Building: Celebrating 50 Years of Heritage OttawaMonday, January 30, 2017
Heritage Ottawa was honoured to have Councillor Tobi Nussbaum deliver the following keynote address at our January 'Heritage Ottawa at 50' event.
By Councillor Tobi Nussbaum
Building Momentum with Design Excellence: how good design benefits our communitiesMonday, January 23, 2017
Our future built heritage relies on the achievement of design excellence in the structures that we build today.
A special talk at the Canadian Museum of History this...
Canada Lands to Host Public Information Session on Booth Street ComplexThursday, January 19, 2017
The future of the Booth Street Complex, a collection of historical buildings dating from the 1930s to the 1950s once home to Natural Resources Canada offices and...