Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Ottawa South History Project

Ottawa South History Project

We are a group of local amateur historians whose interest is to research, document, and present facts and information about the history of Old Ottawa South in a fun and informative way. Get in touch with us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Heritage Properties

A map to all the heritage properties in Old Ottawa South, linked to the Old Ottawa South History Project's write-up on each. Your own virtual historical walking tour of our neighbourhood.



  • blue pin = designated heritage property
  • red pin = significant heritage property
  • green pin = Heritage Survey 2009 property
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Long reads

Essays and reflections on the History of Old Ottawa South View items...


These are glimpses of Old Ottawa South's history: reproduced snippets of news items and notices describing the old, as if it were new. View items...

Ottawa South Property Company Prospectus

Ottawa South Property Company Prospectus Research notes from examining this document at LAC. Title: Prospectus of the Ottawa South Property Company Limited as regards new stock: incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario LAC reference no: AC901 A7 1920 no.

Ottawa South Property Company

Ottawa South Property Company Incorporated 1910 "company file" TC33739 available from the Companies and Personal Property Securities Branch, Ontario Ministry of Government Services, 800-361-3223. Company file contains approximately 150 pgs of correspondence, including letters of patent, the company charter, and numerous annual reports. We have ordered copies of approximately 50 pgs. At a later date may want to order digital scans and/or colour copies of some material.

Bronson Avenue Bridge House

Bronson Avenue Bridge House The following research notes about the Toilet Facilities at the Bronson Avenue Bridge House are derived from the following Library and Archives (LAC) material: LAC description: Buildings — Construction and Maintenance — Toilet Rooms and Facilities — Ottawa — Bronson Avenue Bridge House — Toilet Facilities File part of: Canal Division Access: textual records Finding aid no. 12-6 Reference numbers: former archival reference no.: RG12-B-13 Volume: 3686 File part: 1 File no.: 4118-85-3 Synopsis:
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