Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
McLeod: Heritage Preservation Helps Us Build a Better CityThursday, April 19, 2018
OTTAWA SUN, By Jonathan McLeod
There was, perhaps, the most minor of international incidents in Ottawa the other day as the city’s built-heritage subcommittee denied approval for the...
Portman: Try Again on Château Laurier DesignWednesday, April 11, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jamie Portman
The owners of the Fairmont Château Laurier should pay a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake. It might deter them from the folly of their proposed addition to a...
Château Laurier Expansion: The View from AbroadThursday, March 29, 2018
THE HTA BLOG, By Peter Coffman
One of the more surreal moments during last month’s open house on the proposed Château Laurier expansion was hearing Michael McClelland mansplain that...
Panel Discussion on OMB Reform Draws an Engaged CrowdWednesday, March 28, 2018
The controversial Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is about to be replaced by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.
The new Tribunal follows the government of Ontario's...
L’architecture dans une vie – Louis J. Lapierre, architecteTuesday, March 27, 2018
PATRIMOINE OTTAWA | Mercredi le 27 mars
Un nouveau livre sur un important architecte moderniste canadien, Louis J. Lapierre, a été publié en février.
Les auteurs, Andrée...
Algonquin College Announces Suspension of Heritage Trade ProgramsSaturday, March 24, 2018
Algonquin College recently announced plans to suspend two heritage-related programs at its Perth campus, effective fall 2018. The Masonry, Heritage and Traditional and Carpentry and Renovation...
National Historic Sites Alliance Voices Concerns over proposed Château Laurier additionThursday, March 22, 2018
The following letter was sent by the National Historic Site Alliance to Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Council on March 22, 2018.
Dear Mayor and Councillors,...
Château Laurier expansion: getting it rightSunday, March 18, 2018
CENTRETOWN BUZZ, By Heather McArthur
In early February, the architects for Larco Investment Ltd. quietly unveiled a revised proposal for expansion of the iconic Château Laurier Hotel....
Update on Stittsville's Bradley Craig BarnFriday, March 16, 2018
About 40 “Friends of the Bradley-Craig Farm” assembled for a community photo on February 4 in front of the big red barn on Hazeldean Road.
They were celebrating news...
Waldron: Boxes all checked? Here’s why the proposed Château Laurier addition falls shortWednesday, March 14, 2018
ARTSFILE, By Andrew Waldron
The publicity-shy Lalji family of Vancouver, the owners of Larco Corporation, wishes to add 171 “long-stay” rooms to one of their properties, the venerable...