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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,...
Château Laurier expansion: getting it rightSunday, March 18, 2018
CENTRETOWN BUZZ, By Heather McArthur
In early February, the architects for Larco Investment Ltd. quietly unveiled a revised proposal for expansion of the iconic Château Laurier Hotel....
Update on Stittsville's Bradley Craig BarnFriday, March 16, 2018
About 40 “Friends of the Bradley-Craig Farm” assembled for a community photo on February 4 in front of the big red barn on Hazeldean Road.
They were celebrating news...
Waldron: Boxes all checked? Here’s why the proposed Château Laurier addition falls shortWednesday, March 14, 2018
ARTSFILE, By Andrew Waldron
The publicity-shy Lalji family of Vancouver, the owners of Larco Corporation, wishes to add 171 “long-stay” rooms to one of their properties, the venerable...
Bill Teron, 1932-2018: 'Father of Kanata' left his mark around the worldMonday, March 12, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Joanne Laucius
William “Bill” Teron was, among other things, a developer, a building innovator, a patron of the arts, a philanthropist and a senior public servant....
Heritage building could face wrecking ball for hospital projectMonday, March 12, 2018
CBC NEWS | OTTAWA
Heritage advocates in Ottawa say they'll be disappointed if a vacant 1960s cafeteria building is demolished to make way for Ottawa's new hospital.
The building in...
The Cafeteria on the FarmMonday, March 12, 2018
CAPITAL MODERN Blog, By Chris Warden
While it is encouraging to hear that there must at least be an attempt made to retain the last remaining piece of the Sir John Carling Building as part...
Château Laurier Expansion: Let’s not settle for anything less than excellenceFriday, March 9, 2018
APT613, By Leslie Maitland
The Château Laurier Hotel graces an exceptionally unique site of national importance.
It’s part of our country’s most significant and recognizable view. A...
Heritage Ottawa issues call to action over Château Laurier expansion (Radio Link)Thursday, March 8, 2018
OTTAWA MATTERS | 1310 NEWS, By Mike Vlasveld
Co-Chair of Heritage Ottawa Leslie Maitland thinks the City of Ottawa can do better in designing its Château Laurier expansion, and is asking...
Heritage Ottawa issues 'call to action' against Château Laurier expansionWednesday, March 7, 2018
CBC NEWS OTTAWA
An Ottawa heritage advocacy group wants the entire country to tell Ottawa city council that the new proposed design for the Château Laurier's addition simply isn't good...