Château Laurier Addition

Top: Proposed Addition, architectsAlliance (2019). Compositing: Barry Padolsky Associates Inc Architects / Bottom: New Proposed Design: architectsAlliance (2020)

  • Heritage Ottawa Statement: Proposed Addition to Château Laurier


    Heritage Ottawa would like to begin by thanking the Friends of the Château Laurier, the individuals from across the country and the Canadian foundations who helped us raise...

  • Coffman: New Château Laurier design is evidence of a system that failed

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Peter Coffman

    After nearly four years of resistance, re-design, protest and even legal action, we now have a proposal for the addition to the Château Laurier that has...

  • Media Coverage: Heritage Ottawa Announces Agreement re: Château Laurier Addition


    Read the media coverage of Heritage Ottawa's announcement of having reached an agreement with the owner of the Château Laurier hotel on a new design for the proposed...

  • Château Laurier Addition: Heritage Ottawa Announces Settlement Agreement with Hotel Owner and New Design for Proposed Addition

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | Media Release

    HERITAGE OTTAWA is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Capital Hotel Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Larco Investments Ltd., and...

  • New look for Chateau Laurier: Heritage Ottawa, owner agree on new design for expansion

    CTV OTTAWA, By Josh Pringle

    After nearly four years of controversy, debate and several iterations, the expansion of the historic Chateau Laurier hotel has a new look.

    Capital Hotel...

  • Heritage Ottawa finds common ground with Château Laurier owner on design, ending legal fights

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By John Willing

    The owner of the Château Laurier and a heritage advocacy group have drawn up a compromise when it comes to the design of an addition to the historic hotel...

  • Latest Château Laurier design pleases heritage group, mayor


    Both Heritage Ottawa and Mayor Jim Watson say they're pleased with the latest design for an expansion of the city's iconic Château Laurier hotel.

    According to Heritage...

  • UNESCO wants Château Hotel Addition Reassessed 'Before any Irrevocable Decisions Are Made'

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Tom Spears

    UNESCO warns that the planned addition to the Château Laurier could damage the “viewscape” and the overall value of the Rideau Canal, which is a World...

  • Senator caps lifelong fight by taking aim at Château Laurier addition

    THE CANADIAN PRESS, By Lee Berthiaume

    A soon-to-be-retired senator has taken his decades-long fight to protect important heritage buildings to “the heart of the nation,” where his final act...

  • This Holiday Season, we’re thankful for your support!


    With help from the Friends of the Château Laurier and people from across the country, Heritage Ottawa achieved our goal of raising $150,000!

    Thanks to hundreds of...