Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Ontario Heritage Conference 2017: Registration Now OpenThursday, March 23, 2017
Registration is now open for the Ontario Heritage Conference taking place in Ottawa from June 8 - 10.
This year's conference theme is Canada 150: The Past, Present...
Cleanup costs for new Sir John Carling hospital site in the millionsWednesday, March 22, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Elizabeth Payne
It will cost at least $11 million to clean up the site of the former Sir John Carling building to make room for a new Civic hospital, Public Services and...
Heritage Ottawa 'not impressed' with Somerset House facelift plansFriday, March 17, 2017
CBC NEWS OTTAWA
Images of a proposed addition to Ottawa's historic Somerset House given to city staff provide the first glimpse of a long-awaited redesign of the heritage building, but...
Somerset House Owner Toys with Demo if Reno Costs too MuchThursday, March 16, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, by Jon Willing
Another design application to transform the once-grand Somerset House is hitting the political agenda, with the building owner inching closer to seeking...
'A lot of passion': City receives more than 1,700 responses on Château design consultationThursday, March 16, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing
Ottawa City Hall received 1,759 responses in a month-long consultation on the proposed addition to the historic Château Laurier.
In a rare move, the...
YOUR VOICE MATTERS: Complete the online survey re: Château Laurier Addition by March 14Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Our heritage stands at a critical crossroads.
A controversial application for major alterations to Ottawa's Château Laurier, if allowed to proceed as proposed,...
Celebrate Canada 150: Visit 10 Architectural Gems Open to the PublicMonday, March 6, 2017
The National Capital Commission (NCC) has created a fresh Capital experience to celebrate 150 years of Confederation.
Visitors can experience an architectural journey...
City Restoration Grants for Designated Heritage Buildings: Apply by March 31Monday, March 6, 2017
Owners of designated heritage buildings may be eligible for a matching grant of up to $5,000 from the City of Ottawa's Heritage Grant Program for Building Restoration. ...
National Portrait Gallery Across from Parliament an Ideal OpportunitySunday, March 5, 2017
THE GLOBE AND MAIL, By Kate TaylorHere’s an idea whose time has come: Why doesn’t Canada establish a national portrait gallery in Ottawa and house it in the old U.S. embassy building...
A Memorable Evening in Recognition of a Landmark Transformed: The New Global Centre for PluralismFriday, March 3, 2017
HERITAGE OTTAWA, By Linda Dicaire
In honour of the annual Phillips Memorial Lecture and at the invitation of Heritage Ottawa, the Global Centre for Pluralism...