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What LeBreton Flats would look like if Ottawa Senators' bid is chosen

The RendezVous LeBreton Group bid backed by Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk to redevelop LeBreton Flats was unveiled today and it included artist renderings of what the site would look like if it is chosen.
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The bid backed by Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk to redevelop LeBreton Flats was unveiled today and it included artist renderings of what the site would look like if it is chosen.

RendezVous LeBreton Group's vision for redeveloping LeBreton Flats makes a new arena for the Ottawa Senators the focal point. (image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
Some 4000 housing units are proposed under RendezVous LeBreton Group's plan. These would look out over a restored aqueduct. The arena is in the distance. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
The RendezVous LeBreton Group's proposal moves the Ottawa Senators' hockey franchise to a new downtown arena that has a public space called LeBreton Square right outside. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
The view of Parliament Hill from a concourse in the major event centre and arena proposed by RendezVous LeBreton Group. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
A hologram water show taking place at LeBreton Square, outside the arena, in the vision proposed by RendezVous LeBreton Group (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
A summer night at a redeveloped LeBreton Flats, as envisioned by RendezVous LeBreton. The fields outside the War Museum are full of people attending Bluesfest and a hologram show is taking place at LeBreton Square. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
View of Nations Plaza and Innovation Promenade west to the Major Event Centre, the arena that would house the Ottawa Senators. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
The RendezVous LeBreton Group gives the option for a new Ottawa Public Library main branch at the corner of Booth and Albert streets, on land that's across the street from the parcel being offered up by the NCC. This vision is by KPMB Architects and Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
The Bayview neighbourhood, one of five neighbourhoods each with its own character. At left is the Place de la Gare boardwalk, which leads out to the Ottawa River. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
RendezVous LeBreton Group would build Nations Plaza at the southwest corner of Booth Street and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. An innovation promenade would connect it to the arena further west. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
The view of a redeveloped LeBreton Flats, as envisioned by RendezVous LeBreton Group, from the Ottawa River (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton)
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RendezVous LeBreton Group imagines turning an existing aqueduct into a public space. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
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The aqueduct in winter. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
The restored aqueduct with the Major Event Centre in the distance. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
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RendezVous LeBreton proposed connecting the waterfront of the Ottawa River to Bayview transit station by way of a boardwalk called Place de la Gare. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)
RendezVous LeBreton Group's Canada Drive, with its major event centre on the left and Abilities Centre Ottawa on the right. (Image supplied by RendezVous LeBreton Group)