ABOVE: Bradley-Craig Barn, October 2015. Photo by Barry Gray.
UPDATE: City council approved the demolition/relocation on Wednesday. The vote was 20-3, with councillors Leiper, Nussbaum and McKenney opposing demolition.
Today’s marathon debate at Planning Committee on the fate of the Bradley-Craig barn was so long that councillors ordered in pizza, and one even fell asleep (I won’t name names). Continue reading
The motion at Thursday’s Built Heritage Sub-Committee was a bit wordy: “That the Built Heritage Sub-Committee recommend that Planning Committee recommend that Council refuse the application to demolish the Bradley/Craig Barn, 590 Hazeldean Road.”
But after over two hours of public presentations and debate, the decision was clear: the committee voted 4-2 to support the motion, refusing the application to demolish the Bradley-Craig barn and move it to Munster.
Corporations and individuals closely linked to one of Ottawa’s largest home builders made a combined $47,850 in donations to municipal candidates in the 2014 election. Continue reading