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James Strutt's 1958 Weiner House is for sale

I am the Broker of Record at Engel & Völkers Ottawa Central, and two Realtors from my office have listed a landmark mid-century house for sale that was designed by James Strutt. I have had the honour of visiting the house and it is nothing short of spectacular. Most of the original features are intact, which is a delight to see! Below is the write-up, penned by yours truly, and some teaser photos of the house. 




Incomparable! For the connoisseur who appreciates the artistic virtuosity of James Strutt’s mid-century architecture. High-end materials including marble, terrazzo & redwood have been custom crafted specifically for this house. Pagodas rise above the massing of the residence, creating bands of clearstory windows. Great for entertaining groups of any size, the main rooms can be opened as flowing spaces or closed off for more intimate gatherings. Care was taken in updating the kitchen in a way that is sensitive to the original spirit of the house. The outdoors comes inside…
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Campeau and Macval

During the 1970s the builders Campeau and Macval partnered on a number of projects. I do not know the exact specifics about this partnership, or even if Campeau purchased the company outright. Maybe one of my readers knows?

The architecture of these houses reflects a transition between the Mid-Century Modern era and the Contemporary and Postmodern styles popularized in the late 1970s and 1980s.

The plans below are for Arlington Woods and Craig Henry. Some of these designs (as well as others) were also built by Macval in Queensway Terrace North, Barrhaven, Mooney's Bay, Trend Village and Manordale. I am missing a number of the Macval plans, so if any of my readers have them, I would love to share.


Most of the plans in Arlington Woods are essentially larger and updated versions of the types of houses made popular in the 1960s, namely the side split and high ranch.