Donate Now

Note: due to COVID-19, please check all events directly with the host/venue for potential cancellations.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Lowertown East: Urban Renewal & The Aftermath

November 12, 2023 - 13:00

Mark Aubin, Author, ‘Blight’

The 1960s were a time when civic leaders were anxious to bulldoze the past to make way for the modern thruways and dazzling glass towers of the future.
What chance did the families and businesses of a working class neighbourhood like Lowertown East have of standing in the way of “progress”?


Contact : [email protected]


The Historical Society of Ottawa
View Organizer Website


Ottawa Public Library Main Branch
120 Metcalfe St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5M2 Canada
+ Google Map
Submit your event