Heritage Ottawa: Response to Latest Design for Proposed Addition to Château Laurier | June 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 of Canada.

Heritage Ottawa remains unimpressed—and is gravely concerned that the City of Ottawa may be on track to approve what would be the most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation.

ORLÉANS (IN FRENCH)

Come and discover the rich, but unknown, heritage of Orléans. Learn of the history and architecture of the buildings, located along Saint-Joseph and Carrière streets, in the heart of the former Franco-Ontarian agricultural village, now a bilingual suburb, founded more than 150 years ago.

This tour is conducted in French.

 

GUIDE: Diego Elizondo, a Master's student in history at the University of Ottawa. His thesis is on the history of Orléans.

 

Heritage Ottawa Members: $5  /  Non-Members: $10  ( Payable by cash at start of the tour )

Date: 
Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

SANDY HILL WEST (IN FRENCH)

Sandy Hill was once home to Ottawa’s élite. Fathers of Confederation, prime ministers, prominent businessmen, civil servants and famous writers have all left some mark of their stay, either in their former homes or in the stories that are still told about them. Their lives and the eclectic architecture that characterizes the neighbourhood provide the inspiration for an exploration of Sandy Hill West.  

This tour will be conducted in French.

Date: 
Sun, 07/22/2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

20. ByWard Market Building

Construction: 1927-1928  |  Rehabilitation: 1977 and 1997

Original Architects: Richards and Abra

Rehabilitation Architects: Desmond Underhill, City of Ottawa Property Branch (1977)

                                                             Barry Padolsky Associates Inc. (1997)

Location: 55 ByWard Market Square, Ottawa

 

Events

Learn more about Ottawa's history and heritage at these popular events hosted by Heritage Ottawa.

Our annual LECTURE SERIES runs from September through June each year.  Please CLICK HERE for the complete schedule or see LECTURE SERIES under EVENTS on the main menu.

For the complete schedule of 2018 Walking Tours, please CLICK HERE or see WALKING TOURS under EVENTS on the main menu.

 

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