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A little break from posting on the Mid-Century Modern Ottawa Blog

Hello Mid-Century Modern Ottawa Blog readers, It has been a while since I have posted on the blog, but I have not forgotten about my readers! Sadly, I have been struggling with a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. This is the second time I have had the same cancer, as I beat it 7 years ago. This time the battle will be different and more complicated with both chemotherapy and stem cell transplants. Once again I will fight with determination and will not back down. Cancer will not beat me. I will survive and become even stronger than before! This week I begun phase 1 of chemotherapy, which will last a few months, before the stem cell transplant procedure. So, I will be taking a break from posting on the blog, but I hope you all continue to discover all of the many different pages and continue to share your thoughts, comments and stories! Once I have beat cancer again, I will be ready to share more posts! Thanks for reading, Saul Svirplys

Riverside Park South

I have previously posted on Riverside Park West and Riverside Park East, but have yet to post on Riverside Park South...so here it is!
The area is located south of Walkley Road near Riverside Drive. Below is a view of the area courtesy of Bing Maps:

Most of the area was built by Campeau, but in the west portion I have been able to identify houses built by Edstan Homes and Consolidated Homes. It also appears that other builders constructed houses in various pockets of the neighbourhood. The Edstan Plans can be found at an older blog posting on Lynwood Village by Edstan.

Below are the plans by Consolidated Homes:  For some reason my copy of this plan is missing the image of the fa├žade...but it is a two storey house with a two-car garage.
Most of Riverside Park South was built by Campeau over many years during the 1960s, so there is a broad collection of designs that they offered over time. Below is a series of plans built in the area c. 1963-1964. These designs were also built in Leslie Pa…