Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Ottawa Architect Says Government "Stealing" Site For Communism MemorialFriday, August 29, 2014
Ottawa Citizen, By Don Butler
A prominent Ottawa architect is accusing the federal government of “stealing” the site that’s been chosen for the new Memorial to Victims of Communism.
Demolition Approved For Murray Street Property Next To Former Our Lady SchoolWednesday, August 27, 2014
Ottawa Citizen, By Marie-Danielle Smith
A demolition permit has finally been issued for the semi-detached residential property owned by Claude Lauzon at 207-209 Murray St., according to...
New Rules Could Strengthen Sandy Hill Heritage AreasThursday, July 3, 2014MANAGEMENT PLANS FOR FIVE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS IN THE WORKS
Ottawa East News, By Laura Mueller
The city wants to add more heft to the first "experimental" heritage districts it designated...
LOWERTOWN LANDOWNER APPLIES TO DEMOLISH BUILDINGSTuesday, June 24, 2014
Ottawa Citizen, by Carys Mills
Lowertown landowner Claude Lauzon wants to demolish his deteriorated and empty residential property on King Edward Avenue, between Murray and Clarence Streets...
Aboriginal Culture And History To Be Highlighted At LebretonThursday, June 12, 2014
OTTAWA COMMUNITY NEWS, By Laura Mueller
The National Capital Commission wants to know which elements of three themes - history, aboriginal culture and art - people...
Chianello: Ceo Kristmanson Giving Ncc A New Urban FocusThursday, April 24, 2014
Ottawa Citizen, by Joanne Chianello
OTTAWA - The fifth floor of the National Capital Commission's offices on Elgin Street - space that was previously occupied by the folks who organized...
Almonte Considers a Heritage Conservation District StudyThursday, March 27, 2014
Carleton Place Almonte Canadian Gazette, By Kelly Kent
Since Almonte was established in the 1800s, many of its original buildings have stood the test of time and remain preserved as iconic...
HERITAGE OTTAWA AWARDS RESEARCH GRANTSTuesday, February 18, 2014
Heritage Ottawa celebrated Heritage Day at Ottawa City Hall on February 18th by awarding two $1000 Gordon Cullingham Research Grants to David Noble and Titania Truesdale.
The grants are...
A Modest Beginning For Ending "Demolition By Neglect"Thursday, January 2, 2014
HERITAGE OTTAWA, By David B. Flemming
In April 2013, the Mayor and a few members of Council suddenly recognized the growing number of vacant and boarded-up buildings in Ottawa and convinced...
Duke Of Somerset Future Looks BrightSunday, December 8, 2013
OTTAWA SUN, By Ron Corbett
I have a question for Tony Shahrasebi and when I phone he tells me to drop by the car wash, he’ll be there mid-morning.
“It’s about the anniversary, right...