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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 […]

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Building Kitchissippi Westboro

Aylen-Henry House

The Aylen-Henry House is one of Ottawa’s oldest buildings residing at 150 Richmond Road in the Westboro area. Constructed of stone (the tin roof was added later on), this substantial home-stay housed Irish labourers that worked for Peter Aylen. The property’s history and occupants are the subject of a variety of stories about the roughness […]