The Byward Market is a very culturally diverse neighborhood, and home to some of Ottawa’s best restaurants, tourist attractions, shopping, sightseeing, and much more.
The Market as its called, was originally used by Colonel By back in the 1800’s as a center for market activities (trading, buying, selling) and as a public hall and religious meetings. It was during the 1830’s that the Byward Market area saw rapid commercial growth, with new stores, hotels, taverns, etc. It has since grown into the central hub of Ottawa’s best shopping and retail businesses. For a detailed history of the Byward Market, you can learn more here. And for updates and info on all of the Byward Market’s businesses, shops, services, and events, check out the Byward Market official website.
The Market has certainly come a long way since the 1800’s is now home to some incredible real estate with high-end luxury condos and modern townhomes being scattered throughout. For anyone looking for the convenience of downtown penthouse living, this is where you will find some of the nicest condos with incredible views and a true urban lifestyle. Some of the more notable condo buildings in the area include:
To get all the most up-to-date info on Byward Market real estate, hotels, hip restaurants, cool coffee shops, patios, art studios, bars, and everything else that happens here, definitely contact me and I’ll fill you in on what’s happening.
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