Ottawa's Best Neighbourhood
Located at the corner of Preston and Sidney Streets, at the entrance to Little Italy, SoHo Italia puts you steps from the heart of this vibrant neighbourhood.
To the south is Dow’s Lake and Commissioners Park, and over 400 hectares of nature at the Central Experimental Farm. To the west is the site of the new $2.8 billion Civic Campus at The Ottawa Hospital set to open in 2028. The Dow’s Lake LRT stop is just around the corner, one stop away from Carleton University, and a short ride to Downtown Ottawa and University of Ottawa.
Enjoy Preston Street Living and walk effortlessly to fine restaurants, cafés, and shops. Little Italy's gateway location frames the entrance to one of Ottawa's most vibrant communities for re-urbanization and high-end residential living. Preston Street and nearby areas are filled with a booming mix of restaurants, pubs, shops, and clubs – unique and urbane, it’s the perfect place for any urbanite to call home.
Steps away from tranquility
Dow's Lake offers an ideal scenic location to enjoy Ottawa's historic Rideau Canal. Stroll along the boardwalk and experience the charm of one of Ottawa's best-kept secrets.
Commissioners Park is home to the Capital's most dazzling display of tulips with beautiful views of Dow's Lake in the background. Follow the winding pathways and enjoy an explosive of colour in gardens filled with over 250,000 tulips during the annual Canadian Tulip Festival. Located at the corner of Preston Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Commissioners Park extends over 8.95 hectares.
The Central Experimental Farm consists of over 400 hectares of flowerbeds, Ornamental Gardens, the Dominion Arboretum, tropical greenhouses, and various historical buildings. The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum features farm-related exhibits and a variety of farm animals.
Perfectly situated with access to your city
As part of the $4.6-billion stage 2 O-Train project extending municipal rail service across Ottawa, the newly operated Dow's Lake light rail transit (LRT) station offers better direct access to all parts of the city.