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MID-CENTURY MODERNIST: A look at the architecture of Amberwood Village

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This article comes from Saul Svirplys, a PhD candidate in Geography University of Ottawa.  Svirplys blogs at Mid-Century Modern and 1970s-Era Ottawa, where this piece originally appeared. You can click on any image to enlarge.)

Located south of Hazeldean Road east of Stittsville Main Street is a very special “adult-lifestyle” neighbourhood begun in the late 1970s. The original phases of Amberwood Village consist of a series of houses built in clusters along the edges of the Amberwood Golf Course.

The development was originally built by a company called Jaric Developments Ltd. The architect of this original portion of the area was W.G. Mohaupt – who also designed the “courtyard singles” in Hunt Club (see my old post Favourite Plans South and scroll down to see these designs) – and also used to design houses for Minto.
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