Laurentian Club/John Booth Residence - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 24.982 W 075° 41.517
18T E 445860 N 5029438
Quick Description: The Laurentian Club/John Booth Residence, a designated Ontario Heritage Property, is located in Ottawa.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 1/7/2012 2:37:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMDF4C
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Hard Oiler
Views: 16

Long Description:
"This luxurious house was constructed in 1909 for prominent lumber baron John R. Booth. A fine example of the Queen Anne Revival style, its corner lot allows both principal façades to be appreciated independently. When viewed from an angle, balance and harmony is conveyed through the gables of similar design anchored by a tall chimney at the point of intersection. John R. Booth died in 1925 and the house remained in the Booth family until 1947 when it was sold to the Laurentian Club of Ottawa. Trinity Western University acquired the site in 2001 to establish a base for educational programs in Ottawa and subsequently opened the Laurentian Leadership Centre in 2002."

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Link to Property in The Ontario Properties Database: [Web Link]

Building or Property Type: Residential Building

County or Regional Municipality: Ottawa-Carleton

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