Architects in Ottawa, 1960

Miska. Image: Roland Gagne.
Ottawa’s architects, including Basil Miska, were kept busy in 1960. Image: Roland Gagne.

I first began to think about just where in the city architects were based when I began to notice that so many of them had set up shop on MacLaren street in the mid-1960s. By mapping their locations, I am not looking to make any definite argument or speculate about a neighbourhood-level Creative Class sort of situation. In a similar way that I have worked with Ottawa’s apartments, I intend to repeat this for previous and subsequent years.

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