By Market research, calls for parking redevelopment, expanded pedestrian areas


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A draft plan to transform the Byward Market, calls for a new capacity showcase in the heart of the neighborhood as part of a city transformation of land belonging to the ’.

The lesson plan distributed for comment before a final document goes to Council of, later this year finally able to provide a list of beautification projects for an area constantly under public control.

“Everyone has an opinion on the market, which tells me that people care,” Rideau-Vanier Pays. Mathieu Fleury says.

The ideas of gussy the historic market would not be cheap.

Fleury says the improvements come with a total price tag of $ 200 million.

And that they would be inclined to take decades to fully implement.

The rendering of a draft plan to transform the Byward Market. /City of Ottawa
Renderings of 0620 market designThe city has released a draft ByWard public domain plan, which is expected to be reviewed by city council in the fall. York Street
The rendering of a draft plan to transform the Byward Market. /City of Ottawa

The biggest project proposed by the consultants could be the redevelopment of the land at 70, rue Clarence, currently home to a municipal covered garage with soil at store level. The plan of two to four storey plots of destination “building” for the sake of the possibility of having underground parking.


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