Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Château Laurier owner files latest design for proposed major expansion, hopes to satisfy heritage advocatesWednesday, May 22, 2019
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing
The owner of the Château Laurier has filed what it hopes will be its last attempt at designing an addition to the historic hotel.
City staff on...
Parliament Hill excavation uncovers pre-Confederation military complexTuesday, May 21, 2019
CBC NEWS, By Kimberley Molina
Buried beneath the flowers, trees and statues dotting the grounds of Parliament Hill are the remnants of a military complex that predates both Confederation...
Un site abandonné vendu 1,8 million $ à OttawaTuesday, May 21, 2019
LE DROIT, Charles-Antoine Gagnon
Henry Cyr devra se trouver un nouvel endroit où jouer de la guitare.
Ce qu’il reste de l’immeuble où il s’était installé samedi matin à l’angle des...
Padolsky: The birth and death of the ByWard MarketMonday, May 13, 2019
OPINION | OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Barry Padolsky
In 2027, The citizens of Ottawa will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Ottawa’s historic ByWard Market, one of Canada’s oldest...
Tribunal Overturns Council Decision to Protect Rockcliffe Park heritage home from DemolitionThursday, May 2, 2019
On April 29, 2019, the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) – the regulatory body created to replace the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) – ordered the City of Ottawa to issue...
Jane's Walk Ottawa to feature More than 50 Walks: May 4 - 5, 2019Tuesday, April 30, 2019
HERITAGE OTTAWASAVE THE DATES: MAY 4 - 5, 2019
Jane's Walk is an annual weekend festival of free neighbourhood walking tours throughout Ottawa-Gatineau, led by local citizens who care...
Coffman: Notre-Dame's rebuilding offers key lessons for OttawaMonday, April 29, 2019
HERITAGE OTTAWA, By Peter Coffman
The following article by Heritage Ottawa Board Member Peter Coffman also appears in today's Ottawa Citizen.
The world watched transfixed as Notre-...
City looks to expand Centretown heritage conservation districtMonday, April 22, 2019
CBC NEWS Ottawa
More properties in Centretown could be designated as heritage buildings, as the city embarks on a heritage study of a much wider area than is currently recognized.
Fire in Ottawa's historic ByWard Market area brought under controlFriday, April 12, 2019
CBC NEWS Ottawa
Fire crews in Ottawa have a major blaze in the city's historic ByWard Market area under control.
Flames were first reported around 11:30 a.m. ET on the roof of...
Free Symposium to Examine Conservation and Sustainability Challenges Faced by Canada's Rural LandscapesMonday, April 8, 2019
The International Day of Monuments and Sites, also known as World Heritage Day, is marked each year on April 18.
On April 18, 2019 , ICOMOS Canada and NSERC CREATE...