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Art Barrhaven

Fallen Star

Don Maynard is an artist who works with a variety of media including painting, sculpture and multi-media installations. Primarily based in Kingston, Ontario he has created several public art works including Stand of Birch, Archive for the City of Ottawa, Maintaining Gravity in Kitchener/Waterloo and Wave for the City of Toronto that can be viewed […]

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Building Byward Market Lowertown

Rathier Building

Abraham Rathier built this stone 2 ½ storey building at 193-195 Cumberland Street at Bruyère, to house a grocery store on the lower level and residence above circa 1862.  Although many residents of Lowertown during this period were in the stone cutting profession, this building is one of the few stone buildings built in Lowertown […]

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Art Kitchissippi Westboro

Short Story

In Westboro at the corner of Churchill and Byron resides a tall yellow and orange tree shaped sculpture by Jennifer Stead.  Prior to this sculpture being completed in 2015, Churchill Avenue underwent an extensive redevelopment to upgrade the water and sewer infrastructure, create separate bike lanes and upgrade sidewalks. This sculpture was commissioned as part […]

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Kitchissippi Monument Wellington Village Westboro

Monument to Fallen Diplomats

At the corner of the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway at Island Park Drive resides the Monument to Fallen Diplomats. The monument was inaugurated on September 20, 2012 to honour Colonel Atilla Altıkat who was assassinated at this location on the morning of August 27, 1982 and dedicated to all diplomats and public servants who […]