Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Heritage Ottawa Celebrates Launch of its Newest Book PublicationTuesday, December 19, 2017
HERITAGE OTTAWA, By Carolyn Quinn
The latest book publication from Heritage Ottawa, titled From Walk-Up to High-Rise: Ottawa’s Historic Apartment Buildings, launched to a standing-room-only...
Lush Nepean property, once owned by a Confederation poet, eyed for 13 homesMonday, December 18, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing
A Nepean community’s hope to transform a historic estate into a neighbourhood park is fading with a developer’s new plan to build 13 new homes on the lush...
Southminster church redevelopment approved by Ottawa City CouncilFriday, December 15, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Matthew Pearson
Council gave the green-light to the redevelopment of an Old Ottawa South church after the applicant, Windmill Development Group, revised its proposed...
Developer to Present Plans for Partial Demolition of Convent Building at Open HouseMonday, December 11, 2017
Ashcroft Homes, owner of the Sisters of the Visitation Convent at 114 Richmond Road, is proposing to partially demolish the heritage-designated convent building and to...
Developer Plans to Partially Demolish Westboro Convent for Commercial UseFriday, December 8, 2017
CBC OTTAWA, By Judy Trinh
Another pitched development battle is brewing in Westboro over a new proposal by Ashcroft Homes to partially demolish a 19th-century convent designated as a...
Heritage Ottawa combines architecture and history for latest bookThursday, December 7, 2017
CENTRETOWN NEWS, By Kiera Kowalski
A passion for architecture and history has brought together a team of apartment-loving intellectuals for Heritage Ottawa’s latest book launch.
Carleton University eyeing purchase of historic Dominion-Chalmers United ChurchWednesday, December 6, 2017
CBC News | Ottawa
Carleton University is entering into talks to purchase Ottawa's Dominion-Chalmers United Church, with plans to turn the historic downtown building into a performance space...
Carleton University board agrees to talks to buy Dominion-Chalmers ChurchWednesday, December 6, 2017
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Tom Spears
Dominion-Chalmers United Church would be a heavenly place for Carleton University students to make music, the university decided Tuesday night as its governors...
Carleton University Enters into Negotiations to Purchase Dominion-Chalmers United ChurchTuesday, December 5, 2017
Carleton University’s Board of Governors has approved a motion to begin negotiating the potential purchase of Dominion-Chalmers United Church for use as a multi-purpose...
Church's condo plan could mar Rideau Canal views, neighbours fearTuesday, November 28, 2017
CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman
Ottawa city councillors have asked a landmark church in Old Ottawa South to lower the height of a proposed condo development over fears it could ruin the view from...