Construction of the new Central Archives

October 23, 2009 - Housing Minister Jim Watson and Mayor Larry O'Brien broke ground today for the new Central Archives and Ottawa Public Library Materials Distribution Centre. The $38.6-million facility is being built at 100 Tallwood Drive between Meridian Place and Woodroffe Avenue. See "Activities - Home for the Archives" for more information.

The new facility will feature the artwork of Don Maynard, who won the competition that was initiated as part of the City of Ottawa's Public Art Program.