154 Nelson Street
The Astro in Ottawa
The Astro has 3 amenities.
More information about The Astro
The Astro is located at 154 Nelson Street in Lower Town, on the edge of the trendy Byward Market. Built-in 1986 by R.J. Nichol, the high-rise building contains open-concept 2 bedroom units. Condos for sale at The Astro feature a gallery-style kitchen, spacious balcony, and master bedroom with a walk-in closet and ensuite. Located next to the historic Bytowne Cinema, residents can walk to Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, the University of Ottawa, and all amenities. The Astro is a 10-minute walk from the O-Trains Rideau Station.
The Astro Neighbourhood Guide
The Astro is located in Lower Town. Lower Town is a neighbourhood in the Rideau-Vanier ward in the heart of Ottawa. On the east side of downtown. It is the oldest part of the city. Bounded by Rideau Street to the south, Ottawa River to the north, and the Rideau River to the east and the Rideau Canal to the west. It is right on the edge of the Byward Market. Lower Town has a diverse population that makes it one of the city's most interesting neighbourhoods. Its main stretch along Rideau Street is very bustling and includes many businesses including a large grocery store, the Rideau Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, and an Orthodox Jewish synagogue. Lower Town is home to young professionals and families who seek to be near their work and the attractions of the Byward Market and Parliament Hill.
Prior to the shopping malls and suburbanization of today, Rideau Street west of King Edward was the primary shopping area of Ottawa. To the north, the Byward Market area continues to thrive to this day. Today, King Edward Avenue is a main road running north-south through the neighbourhood. It is connected on its north to the MacDonald Cartier Bridge, the main connection with Gatineau, Quebec. Residents living here experience an urban lifestyle with public transportation and tons of commercial development. The O-Train services this area with Rideau Station being within walking distance. They have seen condo growth recently which is making the area a very sought-after community.
Lower Town is bordered by the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River. Near Sandy Hill, New Edinburgh and Lindenlea communities, the residential area is mostly found in Lower Town's North Eastern section. Lower Town will not disappoint you with its wide selection of international restaurants that can be found on Murray Street and other streets in the neighbourhood.