~1900
2013
Former block on Metcalfe street in Ottawa near the Parliament
Former block on Metcalfe street in Ottawa near the Parliament
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NCC could not think of anything better than a statue and tourism info centre.
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12 Metcalfe Street used to host the Merchant Bank of Canada.  It was destroyed by a fire in 1979 which also took down the Rideau Club on the right-hand side of the archival photo.

For the last 30 years, the NCC kept the lot empty and is trying to figure out what to do with it.  
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