Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Heritage Ottawa Asks the Municipal Candidates Where They Stand on HeritageSunday, October 14, 2018
The municipal election on October 22 provides an opportunity to consider the vital role of heritage places in our urban, suburban and rural environments.
To see where...
Free Symposium Considers Sustainable Heritage Conservation, Architectural Salvage and ReuseThursday, October 11, 2018
Carleton University’s School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies is hosting a free symposium, HERITAGE IN REVERSE: Material Values, Waste and Deconstruction, to be held...
New Report Calls for Changes to Better Protect Ottawa's Heritage DistrictsThursday, October 11, 2018
A new report by award-winning heritage conservation expert Julian Smith expresses concerns that the integrity of Ottawa's designated Heritage Conservation Districts is being...
Heritage experts say homeowners need greater incentives to keep up their propertiesWednesday, October 10, 2018
CAPITAL CURRENT, By Jackie Bastianon, Michael Charlebois, Caroline Mercer
On a bright autumn day in Hintonburg, pedestrians cross Wellington Street to avoid a stretch of sidewalk that has...
Magee House demolition passes planning committeeTuesday, October 9, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By David Reevely
Hintonburg’s Magee House got closer to demolition Tuesday, as city council’s planning committee approved plans to tear the historic building down for public...
Rockcliffe's Hart Massey home earns designation as a National Historic SiteMonday, October 8, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Aeden Helmer
A Rockcliffe Park home designed by famed architect Hart Massey has been designated a site of national significance in an announcement by Parks Canada....
City of Ottawa Heritage Awards: Call for Entries Now OpenFriday, October 5, 2018
The City of Ottawa recognizes outstanding achievements in heritage conservation with the Ottawa Heritage Awards, formerly known as the Ottawa Architectural Conservation...
Château Carleton? Architecture students take stab at hotel additionFriday, October 5, 2018
Two years of conflict over plans to expand the historic Fairmont Château Laurier got Carleton University architecture professor Mariana Esponda thinking.
Why not invite her...
City orders Somerset House owner to make repairsFriday, October 5, 2018
CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman
The city has ordered the owner of the historic and long-vacant Somerset House to make crucial repairs to the building in hopes of preventing it from deteriorating...
Committee approves demolition of historic Magee HouseThursday, October 4, 2018
CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman
The city's built-heritage committee has given the owner of Magee House approval to tear the historic building down, ideally before the snow falls.