Within a 1km radius you have access to Bingham Park, Bordeleau Park and the scenic Ottawa River. Amenities nearby include grocery stores, pharmacies and many restaurants and coffee shops.
A variety of shops and entertainment options are right in the neighbourhood with the Rideau Centre and the By-Ward Market shopping district nearby. Also close by are some of Ottawa's fascinating museums, the National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian Museum of History (Civilization), the Ottawa Art Gallery and the Bytown Museum and Bytowne Cinema.
Bikes: From the building there is access to great biking lanes downtown and beautiful paths along the Ottawa River. Also available nearby are several BIXI Bike Share stations.
Transit:The building is serviced by OC Transpo routes 1 and 9 and is not far from several other routes giving access to many areas of the city via public transit.