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Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.

  • Heritage Ottawa: Letter to PM | 24 Sussex Drive
    Wednesday, March 6, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    On February 6, Heritage Ottawa submitted a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding the future of 24 Sussex Drive. The letter was copied to the leaders of the...

  • HERITAGE OTTAWA | Response to Latest Design for Proposed Addition to Château Laurier | March 2019
    Monday, March 4, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | STATEMENT OF MARCH 4, 2019

    For more than two years, Canadians have been witnessing with growing concern a sequence of various design proposals for an addition to the...

  • CBC NEWS: Back Again—New Château Laurier design tweaks headed for Urban Design Review Panel
    Monday, February 25, 2019

    Following today's release of the latest design for the Chateau Laurier addition, the following report was posted to CBCNews.ca

    CBC NEWS, By Ryan Tumilty

    The developer behind the...

  • Ottawa Heritage Awards Recognize Outstanding Preservation Efforts
    Saturday, February 23, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Excellence in preservation of Ottawa's architectural heritage was recognized at last week's 2019 Ottawa Heritage Awards, held at the University of Ottawa's Alex Trebek...

  • Heritage Ottawa Awards 2019 Cullingham Grants for Research and Publication
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa took advantage of the celebratory Heritage Day mood at City Hall on February 19 to present our annual Gordon Cullingham Research and Publication Grant to...

  • Booth Street Complex One Step Closer to Designation under Ontario Heritage Act
    Monday, February 11, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    A city staff report recommending designation of the Booth Street Complex as a property of cultural heritage value under the Ontario Heritage Act (OHA) received the support...

  • Ontario Backtracks on Bill 66: Contentious Content Affecting Environment, Heritage to be Deleted from Second Reading
    Thursday, January 31, 2019

    BILL 66 AND ALL THAT

    OHA+M BLOG (Ontario Heritage Act and More), By Dan Schneider

    I have been putting off writing about Bill 66, the proposed Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act...

  • Heritage Ottawa to Co-Host NCC Urbanism Lab on Adaptive Reuse
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa is pleased to co-host a two-part event at the next NCC Urbanism Lab.

    Reuse and Renewal: Designing Futures for Historic Places

    Thursday, February 14,...

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: 14TH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT HERITAGE CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM
    Sunday, January 20, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies invites submissions from related scholars and practitioners of Architecture, Curatorial Studies, Engineering, Heritage...

  • It's Time to Get Moving on 24 Sussex
    Thursday, January 17, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    More than ten years have passed since an Auditor General's report called for urgent repairs to 24 Sussex, the official residence of Canada's prime ministers.  Designated by...

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