Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
City hall heritage experts recommend approving the controversial Château Laurier additionMonday, June 11, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing
City heritage planners support the Château Laurier’s proposed design for its glassy seven-storey addition, despite hearing strong opposition from the...
City staff give thumbs up to Chateau Laurier redesignMonday, June 11, 2018
CBC NEWS, By Ryan Tumilty
City staff are recommending council approve a proposed addition to the iconic Chateau Laurier that heritage advocates have denounced.
In a report released...
Château Laurier architect defends modernist additionSunday, June 10, 2018
CBC NEWS | OTTAWA, By Laura Osman
The architect behind the maligned Château Laurier addition is defending his latest design, and hoping once it is built people will come to believe the...
Heritage Ottawa Slams Latest Designs for Landmark HotelWednesday, June 6, 2018
Heritage Ottawa has slammed the latest designs for a new seven-storey addition at the rear of the Château Laurier hotel in downtown Ottawa. The preservation group is “...
Heritage Ottawa responds to new design for Château LaurierWednesday, June 6, 2018
Now in its fourth iteration, a plan by architectsAlliance to expand Ottawa’s iconic Château Laurier continues to meet a frosty reception.
Heritage society denounces Chateau Laurier redesign as 'heritage vandalism'Tuesday, June 5, 2018
THE NATIONAL POST
OTTAWA — A preservation society is blasting the redesign of an addition to Ottawa’s stately Chateau Laurier hotel as “heritage vandalism,” but the lead architect on the...
Coffman on Château Laurier Addition: SubtractionTuesday, June 5, 2018
THE HTA BLOG, By Peter Coffman
We have now seen yet another version of the proposed subtraction from the Château Laurier. I know I’m supposed to call it the “addition to” the Château, but...
Welcoming Ottawa Week: June 18 to 30, 2018Tuesday, June 5, 2018
As part of Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW), June 18 to 30, 2018, the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership, Heritage Ottawa, City of Ottawa and Immigration, Refugees and...
Heritage Ottawa ‘unimpressed’ with new Château Laurier designMonday, June 4, 2018
GLOBAL NEWS, By Christopher Whan
“The most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation” is how Heritage Ottawa describes the redesign of upgrades to the Château Laurier in a...
Heritage Ottawa pans latest attempt at Chateau Laurier addition: 'The most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation'Monday, June 4, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Matthew Pearson
Heritage Ottawa has come out swinging against the latest plans for an addition to the venerated Château Laurier, calling the proposal “the most...