Posted by: HamptonIona | November 21, 2010

City Committee Okays Convent Development


“City planners approved re-zoning the land around a Westboro convent for development Thursday, but said Ottawa will try to buy back a piece of land from the developer to preserve park space.

Ashcroft Homes wants to renovate the 135-year-old Sisters of the Visitation convent on Richmond Road, near Island Park Drive, and build several new buildings including two condominium towers and a residence for seniors — an estimated 600 residences in total — along with several commercial shops….”

Read the full article online here.

The Ottawa Citizen also posted and article about the PEC here.



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