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Former U.S. Embassy

Former U.S. Embassy,  (1930) Ottawa, Ontario


This beaux-arts building was designed originally by Cass Gilbert.As part of a multi-disciplinary team I was responsible for the development of conservation design guidelines and a condition survey for the reuse of this building presently being developed as the new National Portrait Gallery. Consultant to the Heritage Conservation Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.




A view from Wellington Street; the building is directly 
opposite the Centre Block on Parliament Hill.