Ottawa’s Building Permits, 1949

The Dominion constructed two of what would be many Quonset huts on Lydia Avenue (now Orangeville). Image: Wikimedia Commons.
The Dominion constructed two of what would be many Quonset huts on Lydia Avenue (now Orangeville) in 1949. This is not a picture of it. Image: Wikimedia Commons.

As a follow-up on yesterday’s transcription of a list of building permits issued in 1950, I have done the same for 1949.

Unlike the 1950 list, the 1949 edition was not limited to permits valued at $30,000 and above. Though unstated, the floor that year was $15,000.

OwnerDescriptionLocationValue
M. ZagermanStore and Office BuildingQueen Street West40000
Public School BoardSchool AdditionGladstone Avenue206000
Journal RealtyOffice BuildingSparks Street63000
Supertest PetroleumAlterations and Additions to Office and Service StationO'Connor Street18000
Ottawa Truss Co. of CanadaAlterations to Manufacturing BuildingSparks Street25000
Grey Nuns of the CrossAddition to Hospital BuildingParent Avenue690000
Sovereign Realty CorporationRepairs to Restaurant, School, and Business CollegeBank Street20000
D. YounghusbandSingle Residence with attached garageLinden Terrace20000
A. LeclercTwo TriplexesElectric Street30000
D. YounghusbandSingle Residence with attached garageCrescent Heights21000
J. PanasuikTwo Storey Store and Apartment BuildingSomerset Street East19700
C.N.R. RailwayGarage AdditionKing Edward Avenue46000
Royal Ottawa SanatoriumFour Storey Sanatorium AdditionCarling Avenue744986
A. PageTriplexBolton Street15000
W.A. LittleSingle Residence with attached garageCarling Avenue16000
H. SteinbergSingle Residence with attached garageRange Road25000
A.J. HenryTwo-Double ResidenceHolland Avenue30000
R.R.P.P. OblatesAlterations and additions to SeminaryMain Street500000
Hart Construction CompanyFive Suite Apartment BuildingHawthorne Avenue24000
L.A. RickeyCold Storage BuildingSherbrooke Street20000
City of OttawaThree Storey Coliseum WingExhibition Grounds383855
Bank of Nova ScotiaAlterations to BankRideau Street125000
Ottawa Public School BoardSchool AdditionEvelyn Avenue166336
A. BetchermanSingle ResidencesLaurier Avenue East18000
Leo BeaudoinEight Apartment Buildings (6 suites each - 48 units)Electric Street and Putman Avenue172500
Dominion BankAlterations to Bank BuildingSparks Street300000
Dominion of CanadaTwo New Quonset Huts Storage BuildingsLydia Street35000
Maple Leaf Realty CompanyAltering Curling Club to Bowling AlleysLaurier Avenue West20000
R. LepageTriplexGoulburn Avenue15000
Syrian Orthodox SocietyTempleLyon Street68000
City of OttawaAlterations to Market BuildingBy Ward Market25000
M. ZagermanThree New (6 suites) Apartment BuildingsFrank Street75000
R. McClellandNew four storey Apartment - 18 suitesRussell Avenue75000
J.H. ShenkmanRepairs to Fire Damage of 4 door RowDriveway18000
H.K. PhillipsThree Apartment Building - NewEcho Drive18000
Comm. Of St. Andrew's ChurchNew Choir Hall and Rector's OfficeKent Street45000
J.R. BeachDouble Residence with Basement GaragesRiverdale Avenue20000
H.S. BlackAltering Residence to OfficesMetcalfe Street18000
E.J. and I. MortbyNew three door RowArmstrong Street18000
M. Zagerman LimitedNew WarehouseBayview Road40000
L.S. GreenbergNew Single Residence with Attached GarageStewart Street23000
Dominion of CanadaExcavation Basement only D.V.A. BuildingWellington Street149000
U.S. GovernmentAlterations to Office BuildingWellington Street34000
J. SaxeAlterations to RestaurantSparks Street50000
E. PinkNew DuplexIrving Avenue15000
C.A. JohannsenNew WarehouseYoung Street43000
J.E. Copeland Co., Ltd.New 7 storey office BuildingAlbert Street420000
Crane Limited New Warehouse and Office BuildingCatherine Street120000
Rideau Winter ClubNew Curling RinkPercy Street110000
R. Laundriault(Two) New 6 Suite Apartment BuildingsRideau Terrace60000
Sisters of the Sacred HeartAddition to ConventOblate Avenue105500
Can. Nat. Institute of the BlindTwo Storey Institutional BuildingO'Connor Street100000
Mrs. E.C. StoneNew two storey Store and two apartment BuildingsSomerset Street West20000
Maple Leaf RealtyAlterations to three storey Bowling Alleys and Office BuildingLaurier Avenue West15000
D.L. DashneyNew two storey single ResidenceFourth Avenue17000
Sam TannerNew (5 suite) Apartment BuildingNelson Street30000
Gatineau Bus CompanyNew 1 storey Bus TerminalGeorge Street15000
Findlay BrothersNew Apartment Buildings - Five SuiteWillard Avenue28000
A.J. HenryTwo New Double ResidencesHuron Avenue30000
Loblaw CompanyNew one Storey GroceteriaBank and Carling Avenue125000
Collegiate Institute BoardOne Storey High School AdditionFisher Park198000
D.L. CampbellNew TriplexImperial Avenue18000
H.L. Morrison & SonNew Apartment Building- 6 SuiteFirst Avenue30000
Ottawa Public LibraryNew Public LibraryBank and Echo Drive108000
Pure Spring Co., Ltd.New WarehouseBeech Street50000
R.C. Episcopal CorpAlterations and Addition to ChurchBalsam Street20000
Berthiaume RealtyTwo New Apartment Buildings - 12 SuitesDeGaulle Boulevard56000
Dodge ConstructionNew three Storey 8 Suite Apartment BuildingLaurier Avenue West39000
C.S. HillNew 2 Storey Apartment Building - 6 SuitesPretoria and Metcalfe Street30000
Dominion GovernmentOffice Building AlterationsBank Street21000
Ottawa Jewish Comm. CentreNew Community CentreChapel and Rideau Streets309000
Corporation of OttawaAlterations to East Wing Civic HospitalCarling Avenue45000
K.J. GreeneNew four Storey Apartment Building - 30 SuitesStewart Street200000
McColl-Frontenac Oil Co.New Service StationSherwood Drive22000
F.W. Woolworth Co., Ltd.New two Storey Store BuildingRideau, George, and Susses Streets375000
Champlain Oil Co., Ltd.New Service StationWellington Street17000
Ottawa Public School BoardNew Public School BuildingMann Avenue207790
Dominion GovernmentAlterations to Prime Minister's ResidenceSussex Street80000
Jas. R. BeachNew TriplexRiverdale Avenue25000
Famous Players CorporationTheatre Front AlterationsSparks Street19000

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