By Dwight Williams
Street Names: Proposing an Intrepid Commemoration
There are many streets scattered across the city of Ottawa with names one can argue as being “generic” or “boring”. Setting aside the classic argument of...
30 Years, Reflected — a poetic commentary
In the summer of 1985, my parents bought me my first place ticket. That ticket brought me out of the prairies, from Regina to Ottawa. I’d just graduated...
Image of the Moment: Blair Station renovations
Image: Scenes from Blair Station’s renovation to accommodate the Confederation Line of OC Transpo’s LRT / O-Train network. Taken while the...
Image of the Moment: The Meanest Bus Shelter in Town?
Image: A newly installed city bus stop Location: Rideau Street Date of photo: August 19, 2014 Photographer: Dwight Williams After recently leaving a...
Across the Ottawa Spaces – 21 July 2014
Among recent commentaries on infrastructure issues across the city’s websites… Eric Darwin notes the development of the le corridor scolaire...
Doors Open Ottawa 2014: Tools of Traffic Management
Back during the Doors Open Ottawa weekend, I found myself wanting to visit but one place above all others: the Traffic Management Centre. Located on...
Image of the Moment: Remapping Rideau Street
Image: From the Uptown Rideau CDP Workshop – 28 May 2014 Location: Rideau Branch of Ottawa Public Library, 377 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON Date of...
Image of the Moment: Mall Entrance in Transition
The last time this entrance was subject to such a change was about twenty years ago. At that point, the rentable storage lockers that used to be there...
Image of the Moment: Transitway Underpass
Location: Taken from underneath the Transitway bridge, connecting Hurdman and Lees Stations, looking north across the Rideau River. Date of...
Image of the Moment: A theatrical corner in Ottawa
Location: The Great Canadian Theatre Company, corner of Holland Ave and Wellington St W Date of photo: January 25, 2014 Photographer: Dwight Williams
Image of the Moment: Eaton’s at Rideau – The last remnant
Location: The Rideau Centre Date of photo: January 24, 2014 Photographer: Dwight Williams During the process of remodelling those portions of the Rideau...
Image of the Moment: Snowy Construction at Rideau Centre
Location: The Rideau Centre/Station construction site, as work continues to progress. Date of photo: December 17, 2013 Photographer: W. Thomas Leroux