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ARTHAUS, when life becomes an art

What would you say about an elegant, modern building that combines luxurious apartments, a boutique hotel and a magnificent art gallery – all in an ideal setting in downtown Ottawa? That’s what DevMcGill is offering, in collaboration with the Ottawa Art Gallery, the University of Ottawa and Groupe Germain. Lovers of culture as well as seekers of a unique lifestyle in the heart of urban hustle will be delighted.


DevMcGill, which has been crowned Entrepreneur of the Year and is the winner of the prestigious Montréal Architectural Heritage Award, is a key real estate promoter in Canada. The Arthaus project combines its unmatched savoir-faire and standout audacity. For the first time in Canada, a residential tower will combine luxury condominiums, an art gallery and a boutique hotel. Residents are immersed in culture in the heart of Ottawa.


Sumptuous condominiums

The 89 condos located between the 15th and 23rd floors (including four penthouses) offer a breathtaking panorama of Ottawa and the surrounding area, no matter where the apartments are located. On the east are vistas of trees, houses and historic buildings, as well as University of Ottawa campus; on the west, the view of downtown, Parliament and its magical evening spectacles is unbeatable; and finally, on the north the hills surrounding the Ottawa Valley to the north of Gatineau rise proudly on the horizon.


All the condos have at least one bedroom, a living room, a dining room and a bathroom (two in the two-bedroom units) with glassed-in showers and rainshower showerheads. They also have an elegant open-plan kitchen, the work of Toronto designer U31, with built-in European appliances. Two condominiums can be joined together to provide three bedrooms.



The penthouses have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room (convenient for guest!), along with a gas stove in a kitchen and an outdoor gas fitting that makes barbecuing easier. A gas fireplace can also be installed. In order to personalize the décor to their own tastes, owners are invited to chose from a range of top-end finishes selected by famous designers. Besides the choice of materials, they get expert advice on how to configure and personalize their space. On request, an ultramodern home automation system can be installed in the penthouses to control lighting, music and the alarm system.


Another characteristic of these condominiums: exceptional lighting, featuring immense bay windows and ceilings 9 to 10 feet high (14 in the penthouses). Most of these apartments, and all the penthouses, have a balcony or loggia terrace. You’ll feel like you’re practically in the clouds, with the City of Ottawa at your feet!

Exclusive spaces

Besides a uniquely comfortable apartment, residents have the use of beautifully designed common areas. On the 15th floor you find the Firestone Room, a private recreation area with a kitchen and dining room where you can host official events or evenings with friends. It also has a fitness centre with cutting-edge equipment, spaces for yoga and a weight room. The rooftop terrace with outdoor fireplace and places to relax is a true haven of peace. No matter what the season, nothing is more pleasant than lounging under the stars or admiring the exceptional view. Most condos come with an indoor parking space.


For residents’ security, the building entry has a high-tech virtual concierge system, an intercom and round-the-clock security cameras. Day or night, your peace of mind is guaranteed!

Art gallery and boutique hotel

The ArtHaus residential tower is a true architectural jewel, but it also stands out because of the art gallery on the ground floor and its boutique hotel, Le Germain, above the gallery.


The Ottawa Art Gallery holds vast exhibit halls for the works of leading artists, as well as a multidisciplinary projection space. It also houses the Canadian Film Institute. A warm and welcoming café gives visitors a place to rest between exhibits. The cherry on the sundae is finding several works from the gallery on the walls of common areas of the building, making a unique environment for residents. They can even take advantage of an avant-garde program to rent a painting at low cost and admire it at home.



The Le Germain boutique hotel, a brand famous for elegance, comfort and personalized service, will be an unforgettable place to stay for those who are passionate about design or who want to conquer Ottawa.


To prolong their urban and cultural experience, ArtHaus residents, hotel guests or visitors to the Ottawa Art Gallery can discover the many restaurants, bistros, nightclubs and cafés in the Byward Market and Rideau Centre. And if the want to get to the other end of the city, the new LRT (light rail transit) line is already at their disposition!



Address of ArtHaus: 20 Daly Avenue, Ottawa


  • 85 contemporary style condos between the 15th and 22nd floors starting at $250,000
  • 4 penthouses on the 23rd floor, 1,500 to 2,200 square feet (prices starting at $1M)
  • Fitness room on the 15th floor
  • Rooftop winter garden and terrace
  • Indoor parking
  • Secure private entry with concierge service
  • Room with fireplace, kitchen and dining room available to residents
  • Eco-responsible approach to construction
  • Near public transit
  • Bordering the Byward Market, near the Rideau Centre

Sales Office

264 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y2
Tel.: 613 909-3223

Text: Diane Stehle

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