Lower Town

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About Lower Town

What to Expect

Lower Town is a neighbourhood in Rideau-Vanier Ward in the heart of Ottawa.  On the east side of downtown. It is the oldest part of the city. Bounded by Rideau Street to the south, Ottawa River to the north, and the Rideau River to the east and the Rideau Canal to the west. Included in this district is the commercial Bywa... Read More

Lower Town is a neighbourhood in Rideau-Vanier Ward in the heart of Ottawa.  On the east side of downtown. It is the oldest part of the city. Bounded by Rideau Street to the south, Ottawa River to the north, and the Rideau River to the east and the Rideau Canal to the west. Included in this district is the commercial Byward Market area in the south-western section, and is mostly residential in the north and east.


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Demographics

Lower Town has a diverse population that makes it one of the citys most interesting neighbourhoods. Its main stretch along Rideau Street is very bustling and includes many African, Asian, South Asian, Caribbean, and Lebanese businesses. As well as a large grocery store, the Rideau Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, and an Orthodox Jewish synagogue. Lower t... Read More

Lower Town has a diverse population that makes it one of the city’s most interesting neighbourhoods. Its main stretch along Rideau Street is very bustling and includes many African, Asian, South Asian, Caribbean, and Lebanese businesses. As well as a large grocery store, the Rideau Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, and an Orthodox Jewish synagogue. Lower town is also home to young professionals and families who seek to be near their work and the attractions of the Byward Market and Parliament Hill.


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Lifestyle

Prior to the shopping malls and suburbanization of today, Rideau Street west of King Edward was the primary shopping area of Ottawa. To the north, the Byward Market area continues to thrive to this day. Today, King Edward Avenue is a main road running north-south through the neighbourhood. It is connected on its north to the MacDonald Cartier Bridge, a main connect... Read More

Prior to the shopping malls and suburbanization of today, Rideau Street west of King Edward was the primary shopping area of Ottawa. To the north, the Byward Market area continues to thrive to this day. Today, King Edward Avenue is a main road running north-south through the neighbourhood. It is connected on its north to the MacDonald Cartier Bridge, a main connection with Gatineau, Quebec. Residents living here experience an urban lifestyle with public transportation and tons of commercial development. They have seen condo growth recently which is making the area a very sought-after community.


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What You'll Love

Lower Town is bordered by the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River. Near Sandy Hill, New Edinburgh and Lindenlea communities, the residential area is mostly found in Lower Town’s North Eastern section. Lower Town will not disappoint you with its wide selection of international restaurants that can be found on Murray Street.


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