70 Nicholas Under construction | 335,000 sq.ft.
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Situated at the southeast corner of CF Rideau Centre, this Cadillac Fairview development is located at 70 Nicholas Street. The former City Registry Office (constructed in 1874) occupied the site, and was designated by the city of Ottawa, as a registered Heritage Building. The Heritage building was relocated approximately 20m north and serves as a focal point for a new plaza along Nicholas Street.
In addition to the existing heritage building, the development also provides loading dock access to CF Rideau Centre and Shaw Centre as well as parking access to the mall. These accesses are crucial to the functions of the mall and the convention centre and were maintained during and the construction.
This 21-storey building will feature 2 levels of residence parking, retail amenities (including the Registry Office space), with 288 purpose built rental residential units to the Ottawa housing market. Zeidler Architects designed the development with a geometric kink in the building massing a subtle shift between the North and South wings. The envelope is a combination of window wall, curtain wall, masonry & metal panels and the building is utilizing geothermy as a primary heating and cooling source, with additional secondary hydronic heating.
Residents, have access to a private dog friendly terrace, as well as a gym on the 3rd floor, with group exercise, social area and a pool/spa on the 21st .