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The Glebe and Dow's Lake, Ottawa


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The community of the Glebe-Dows Lake is one of the most recognizable, affluent, and eclectic neighbourhoods in Ottawa. It was established in 1837 when most of the land still belonged to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. In 1870 the neighbourhood was developed and the new neighbourhood was simply called The glebe which means church lands. The community is bordered by the Queensway, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Preston Street and Bronson Avenue. 

Housing Statistics for this area

Oldest house: Built in 1872.
 

Recreational Opportunities

Each year they hold the famous Great Glebe Garage Sale which attracts thousands of people searching for new to them treasures and household items. In the Glebe, everyone’s a local. From Bank Street shopping and some of Ottawa's best restaurants to the spectacular Rideau Canal and thrills of Lansdowne Park, the experience you're looking for is waiting for you.