Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

Laurentian Leadership Centre/J.R. Booth Mansion Doors Open Ottawa

Laurentian Leadership Centre/J.R. Booth Mansion

This Queen Anne revival mansion was built in 1909 for John R. Booth, Ottawa’s wealthiest lumber baron. Architect John W.H. Watts designed this three-storey red brick building with interior hand-carved woodwork, stenciled ceiling, tapestry wallpaper and decorative light fixtures. Previously owned by the Laurentian Club, it is now the Laurentian Leadership Centre of Trinity Western University.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available

Contact info

252 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Telephone: 613-569-7511


Year built: 1909
Architect: John W.H. Watts
Architectural style: Queen Anne

Dates/hours open

Saturday June 2, 2018
Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Laurentian Leadership Centre/J.R. Booth Mansion 252 Metcalfe Street