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History Book: Exploring the Built Heritage of Old Ottawa South

oos-book-jacket-topThe Ottawa South History Project is pleased to announce the publication of Exploring the Built Heritage of Ottawa South.

Published in partnership with Heritage Ottawa, the book encompasses an overview of the history of Old Ottawa South and presents the designated heritage properties in the neighbourhood, along with the property profiles and streetscapes developed in the summer of 2009.

Copies of the book are available for purchase in person from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for $15. Online sales are available through Heritage Ottawa. The book is also available in selected local bookstores such as Octopus Books in the Glebe, Books on Beechwood in New Edinburgh, Perfect Books in Centretown, and Black Squirrel Books in Old Ottawa South.

 

Book Launch & Heritage Ottawa Lecture: Wed. Feb. 19, 2014

Heritage Ottawa OOS book launch

 

Featured speaker Julie Harris presented a brief history and overview of the neighbourhood in a talk entitled ‘Eyes on the Street ’: The Heritage of Old Ottawa South at the Bob and Mary Anne Phillips Lecture presented by Heritage Ottawa, on Wednesday, February 19th at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. 

Lecturer Julie Harris of Contentworks Inc. is a longtime resident of Old Ottawa South, as well as a public historian and heritage consultant with over 30 years of experience on heritage projects across Canada. Ottawa South History Project members John Calvert and Kathy Krywicki participated as panelists for the Q&A.