by Friends of Lansdowne

Heritage Advocacy Group Urges Council to Protect Heritage Buildings at Lansdowne Park

Heritage Ottawa opposes the City staff recommendation that Council ignore the recent recommendations of the Ontario Conservation Review Board regarding the Horticulture Building. “Of the 16 formal appeals and objections to various aspects of the Lansdowne Partnership Plan, ours was the only successful one,” says Heritage Ottawa President, Leslie Maitland…. Read more

Conservation Review Board Recommends Against City Plans to Move Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building

Heritage Ottawa wins its objection to de-designating the heritage building Ottawa, May 28 2011 – The influential Conservation Review Board has issued a formal Recommendation upholding Heritage Ottawa’s position that the City should not move the Horticulture Building in order to make way for parking and a mulitiplex cinema at… Read more

Conservation Review Board Hearing on the Horticulture Building

When Ottawa City Council approved the Integrated Master Site Plan in November 2010, it also approved a staff recommendation to repeal the heritage designation bylaw for the Horticulture Building. This of course is to allow the City to relocate the building to a new site northeast of the Aberdeen Pavilion… Read more

Celebrating Ottawa Heritage

On Tuesday February 22, representatives of Ottawa’s heritage organizations and municipal museums will gather at City Hall for the annual Heritage Day display and reception. This event is will celebrate Ottawa’s civic heritage and those who contribute to its well-being either as heritage professionals or as volunteers. The Mayor will… Read more