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Council approves Addition to Château Laurier with plan to Tweak Modernist DesignWednesday, June 27, 2018
GLOBAL NEWS, By Beatrice Britneff
Council agreed today that planners have more work to do on the design of the Château Laurier expansion, a controversial process that has dragged on for...
Councillors risk ceding influence over Château addition, heritage group warnsTuesday, June 26, 2018
CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman
The president of Heritage Ottawa is warning city councillors they may be about to lose their last chance to veto the design for a modernist addition to the Château...
More design work on Château Laurier expansion endorsed by planning committeeTuesday, June 26, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing
There wasn’t much fuss over the proposed Château Laurier expansion during Tuesday’s planning committee meeting.
Councillors simply approved a...
Back to the drawing board for round five of Château Laurier expansionTuesday, June 26, 2018
EDMONTON SUN, By Jon Willing
City council could neuter itself on Wednesday as Ottawa’s watchdog for heritage properties when it considers kicking the final design responsibility for the...
Heritage Ottawa to Built Heritage Sub-committee re: Chateau Laurier Addition | JUNE 18, 2018Sunday, June 24, 2018
The following text was formally submitted by Heritage Ottawa to the Built Heritage Sub-committee for consideration at its meeting of June 18, 2018. President David Jeanes...
Phyllis Lambert to Mayor Jim Watson: Architects of Proposed Château Laurier Addition "Have Not Found a Viable Approach"Saturday, June 23, 2018
Architectural visionary Phyllis Lambert, widely considered one of the world's most influential figures in architecture, has written a letter to Mayor Jim Watson to express...
Coffman on Proposed Château Laurier Addition: CompatibilityFriday, June 22, 2018
THE HTA BLOG, By Peter Coffman
Several objections were raised at last Monday’s meeting of the Built Heritage Sub-Committee to the proposed extension of the Château Laurier. The thread that...
Jeanes: Château Laurier addition – design excellence must be the standardThursday, June 21, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By David Jeanes
The following is offered in rebuttal to a column by Mohammed Adam (Ottawa Citizen, June 11) about the proposed addition to the Château Laurier:
National Indigenous Peoples Day in OttawaThursday, June 21, 2018
Today is an historic National Indigenous Peoples Day for Ottawa. On this day, the City established the permanent presence at City Hall of the flags of the Algonquin...
Heritage committee demands more changes to Château annexMonday, June 18, 2018
'We want to feel the addition loves the Château as much as we do'
CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman
The architects behind a controversial addition to Ottawa's Château Laurier still don't have...