Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Committee Ends Somerset House Fee BreakWednesday, October 8, 2014
OTTAWA SUN, by Jon Willing
Mayor Jim Watson on Tuesday sent a message to the owner of the rundown Somerset House: "The free ride is over."
He easily won support of council's finance...
NCC Plans Access to 'Hidden Treasure' of Bronson Pulp Mill Ruins and Richmond LandingTuesday, October 7, 2014
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Robert Sibley
A wobbly wrought iron staircase, weed-encrusted rock formations, and the finest panorama of the Ottawa River you could want — such are what the NCC will...
The 2015 Gordon Cullingham Research & Publication GrantMonday, October 6, 2014APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Heritage Ottawa invites applications for the Gordon Cullingham Research and Publication Grant. The grant program was created in 2008 and named in...
Chaudiere's Significance Has Many LayersSunday, October 5, 2014
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Randy Boswell
The rezoning plan tentatively approved Thursday for Windmill’s redevelopment of the Chaudière islands was billed, in part, as a project that will “celebrate...
Colloquium Spotlights Residential Gothic Revival ArchitectureMonday, September 29, 2014
Members of Heritage Ottawa were amongst the many attendees this weekend at a landmark colloquium entitled "The Origins and Significance of Residential Gothic Architecture in...
Pugin Lecture a Great SuccessFriday, September 26, 2014
Heritage Ottawa inaugurated its 2014 - 2015 Lecture Series this evening with a riveting and well received lecture on the topic of Gothic Revival architecture.
Aberdeen Pavilion Voted "Most Eye-Pleasing Building" in OttawaSunday, September 21, 2014
Readers of the Ottawa Citizen have voted the Aberdeen Pavilion as Ottawa's "most eye-pleasing building".
Designed by Ottawa architect Moses C. Edey and built in 1898...
Sandy Hill Demonstration Calls For Protection of Heritage CharacterThursday, September 18, 2014
By David B. Flemming
Approximately 140 Sandy HIll residents and supporters, including many Heritage Ottawa members, turned out for a Heritage Demonstration and March in Sandy Hill yesterday...
Future Looks Bleak for Ottawa's Historic "Cottage" Gas StationThursday, September 11, 2014
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Andrew King
There's an old cottage in Westboro that looks as though it should be overlooking the water or tucked away in some secluded forest. Instead, it's passed by...
Heather Thomson Joins National Capital CommissionTuesday, September 9, 2014
Heritage Ottawa welcomes Heather Thomson as the National Capital Commission's new Manager of its Heritage Program.
Heather has worked in heritage conservation for 16 years at the local,...