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

  • Heritage Ottawa Statement: Proposed Addition to Château Laurier
    Tuesday, August 18, 2020

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    UPDATE

    On November 24, 2020 the City posted the new applications for site control and development permits submitted by the owner to its Development Application Search tool...

  • Coffman: New Château Laurier design is evidence of a system that failed
    Monday, August 17, 2020

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Peter Coffman

    After nearly four years of resistance, re-design, protest and even legal action, we now have a proposal for the addition to the Château Laurier that has...

  • Media Coverage: Heritage Ottawa Announces Agreement re: Château Laurier Addition
    Friday, August 14, 2020

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Read the media coverage of Heritage Ottawa's announcement of having reached an agreement with the owner of the Château Laurier hotel on a new design for the proposed...

  • Château Laurier Addition: Heritage Ottawa Announces Settlement Agreement with Hotel Owner and New Design for Proposed Addition
    Thursday, August 13, 2020

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | Media Release

    HERITAGE OTTAWA is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Capital Hotel Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Larco Investments Ltd., and...

  • Heritage Ottawa Announces the Recipients of 2020 Gordon Cullingham Grants
    Monday, July 27, 2020

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa is delighted to announce the awarding of two Gordon Cullingham Research and Publication Grants.

    Susan Ross, associate professor with Carleton...

  • COMMUNITY VIEWS SPLIT ON PROPOSED PLAN TO DEMOLISH HISTORIC DESCHÂTELETS CHAPEL
    Thursday, June 11, 2020

    The Deschâtelets Building at 225 Scholastic Drive was purchased along with the Oblate Lands by The Regional Group in 2014 to be developed as part of Greystone Village. An important landmark in Old...

  • Built Heritage Sub-Committee Opposes City Staff Recommendation for 860 Colonel By Drive
    Wednesday, June 10, 2020

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Ottawa's Built Heritage Sub-Committee (BHSC) has voted 6-1 against a City Staff Report recommendation to not pursue heritage designation for 860 Colonel By Drive.

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  • The Scouts Canada Totem Pole
    Friday, June 5, 2020

    This article appeared in the May 2020 issue of the Heritage Ottawa Newsletter.

    HERITAGE OTTAWA, By Alison Smith

    In 1961, the British Columbia Scouts gifted a totem pole to Scouts...

  • Magee House in Hintonburg is Listed for Sale
    Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Nearly two years after its partial collapse, one of Ottawa's most infamous properties is up for sale.

    Magee House, a historic landmark on Hintonburg's Wellington...

  • Stay Engaged While Keeping Social Distance with 3D Virtual Tours
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Looking for new things to do while while staying at home?

    We're sharing some of our favorite 3D virtual tours of local museums, heritage houses and online...

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