Sacred Heart Convent Condos

Main Street by Domicile - History Lession

Sacred Heart Convent, 2000 - From  History Of Ottawa East

Sacred Heart Convent, 2000 - From History Of Ottawa East

Domiciles next project to launch will be located in Old Ottawa East, at 141 Main Street. The two building, five floor, 140 unit project, will be located on 3.5 acres between Oblate and Springhurst. The current building, a convent named "Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus" or "Les Soeurs Du Sacre-Coeur De Jesus", dates back to 1902.

At the request of the Oblates Fathers, five sisters arrived in Ottawa from Brittany France to provide domestic services. Then in 1911, five townhouses, a boarding school, and a small convent was built. The original convent was destroyed by a fire in 1913 and the present convent was rebuilt a few years after. The Sisters adapted to the Canadian culture and began teaching syllabus to local students. It quickly grew to over 200 students and had numerous additions and wings built. At its peak in 1961, there were 246 Sisters living, and working at the convent. Ceasing to train new members in 1995, the convent presently remains home to 79 Sisters.

The property was purchased by Domicile on January 3rd, 2014, who has committed to allow the sisters to stay in the convent indefinitely.

For a more detailed read, check out the History of Ottawa East page.

Main Street by Domicile

Main Street By Domicile Front

Located at 141 Main Street, between Oblate Avenue and Springhurst Avenue, local Ottawa builder Domicile, will be launching the next project called Main Street. Currently a convent, Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus/ Les Soeurs Du Sacre-Coeur De Jesus, dates back to 1902. Still in use today by 79 Sisters who call it home, with many working outside the convent in teaching and nursing positions. Domicile purchased the land on January 3rd, 2014, and is committed to keeping the Sisters in the convent indefinitely.

Domicile is looking to construct in two phases, the first being the rear building on Oblate and second phase which will front on Main. Phase one will be a six storey building located at the east end of the property with approximately 70 units ranging from 600 to 1250sqft. Phase two is located at the west end and will contain another 70 condo units.

In addition to the residential condos, there will be about 1,485 square meters of retail space for nine or ten smaller shops and restaurants.

Domicile is looking to start selling early in 2015, with construction start later the same year and occupancy planned for spring/summer 2017. 

Features of the building include:

  • Smoke Free (as is the last five Domicile projects)
  • Our Extended Warranty – one & two year coverage is extended to 4 years (first builder to 
  • offer this)
  • Roderick Lahey Architect
  • Guest suites
  • Fitness facilities
  • Roof top terraces
  • Interior courtyard off Springhurst.
  • Private 5200 SF park, inspired by Greeley Park in Manhattan
Ariel View of 141 Main Street - Harley613

Ariel View of 141 Main Street - Harley613