Up until 1908, the Chaudière Falls had been a major tourist attraction that rivalled even Niagara Falls. Some people even preferred it to Niagara.
This plan is a continuation of decades of debate between those who see the Ottawa River as a place of serenity for local residents, and those who see it as an under-utilized asset in the middle of the nation’s capital.
This is the second guest post in our week-long series The Future of Ottawa. In this column Jonathan Westeinde of Ottawa-based Windmill Development Group discusses how developers can play a positive role in urban growth, as well as outlining his company’s potentially transformative plans for the Domtar site on the border of Ottawa-Gatineau. Twitter users: use […]
Episode 74 of Lunch Out Loud Ottawa is up! We meet with Jeff Westeinde, a founding partner of Windmill Developments . This is one of the most exciting companies Ottawa has and we discuss entrepreneurs, the Eddy, the Cathedral and of course the upcoming developments on Chaudiere Island, the former Domtar lands. foodiePrints talks about […]