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An exclusive boutique project located in a quiet part of the historic Byward Market. Won the Ottawa In-fill Project of the Year award by integrating a heritage building with upscale commercial and condominium spaces. The jury noted that: “this is a complex, noble project. The scale is very good; it is a scale that more cities need to help repair their dispirited areas. The design is eclectic without being pastiche. Overall the project is pleasant and fits well into the streetscape, almost like it has always been there. This type of development is not easy to realize, but should still be encouraged for all cities.”

This mixed-use development extends the commercial realm of Dalhousie Street and successfully introduces a strong residential component. The project provides a variation in scale, height and massing, and divides each street frontage into three architecturally distinct forms. By retaining and rehabilitating the existing heritage structures, and by incorporating courtyards and carriageways, the continuity of the urban fabric along the street is strengthened and appears to have developed naturally.