Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Poll Reveals Municipal Candidates' Views on Architecture and Urban DesignFriday, October 24, 2014
OTTAWA - Candidates in Ottawa’s urban wards are far more likely to indicate support for policies aimed at improving the city’s architecture and urban design than candidates in suburban and rural...
Walking Tour Season Wraps on a High NoteThursday, October 9, 2014
By Ian C. Ferguson
Heritage Ottawa’s 2014 Walking Tour season ended on a high note last Sunday with a well attended tour of Briarcliffe, Canada’s first mid-century modern Heritage...
"Good News" finally comes to Somerset HouseThursday, October 10, 2013
OTTAWA SUN, By Jon Willing
City gives green light to restart redevelopment of historic building
The only thing missing at City Hall on Thursday was a celebratory pint after a vote in...
Claridge asks to demolish Union du Canada building rather than RenovateMonday, July 8, 2013
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Dave Reevely
Having received permission for a major renovation to turn the Union du Canada headquarters on the edge of the ByWard Market into a hotel, Claridge Homes is...
Heritage Ottawa: Response to Latest Design, Proposed Addition to Château Laurier | June 2018Sunday, June 3, 2018
HERITAGE OTTAWA | STATEMENT OF JUNE 3, 2018
Owners of the Château Laurier have unveiled their latest design for a proposed addition to the venerable historic hotel, a National Historic Site...
"Breathing New Life into Old Buildings" is Focus of 2014 Heritage Symposium in Smiths FallsThursday, October 9, 2014
Smith Falls Record News, by Stacey Roy
A discussion around how to recapture the heritage properties of Smiths Falls and give them a new purpose in the community is the focus of the 3rd...
Built Heritage Sub-Committee Recommends Designation for 66 and 78 Lisgar StreetThursday, October 9, 2014
The Built Heritage Sub-Committee has recommended that Council issue a Notice of Intention to Designate the houses at 66 and 78 Lisgar Street under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act.
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...