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Lowertown East Walking Tour

August 19, 2018 - 14:00 - 15:30

Lowertown East, bounded by Rideau Street, King Edward Avenue, and the Rideau River, has been home to many important religious, residential and civic buildings. Despite a controversial 1970s urban redevelopment, it is a walkable neighbourhood with a strong multicultural history. The tour will focus on the area’s built heritage and the stories surrounding three key parks – Anglesea Square, the oldest square in Ottawa; Macdonald Gardens, designed on the site of a cemetery and recently designated a heritage site; and Bordeleau Park, reclaimed from the river.

GUIDE: Nancy Miller Chenier, co-chair of the Lowertown Community Association Heritage Committee and long-time resident of Lowertown East.

Heritage Ottawa Members: $5  /  Non-Members: $10  ( Payable by cash at start of the tour )

MEET: École secondaire publique De La Salle
501 Old St. Patrick Street (#1 bus route)
OttawaON K1N 8R3

Details

Date:
August 19, 2018
Time:
14:00 - 15:30
Event Category:
Website:
https://heritageottawa.org/events/lowertown-east-walking-tour-2018

Venue

École secondaire publique De La Salle
501 Old St. Patrick Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8R3 Canada

Organizer

Heritage Ottawa
Phone:
(613) 230-8841
Website:
heritageottawa.org
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