Ottawa Public Library around 1939
Ottawa Public Library in 2013
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This photo offers an unusual view of the public library of Ottawa as the photographer was standing on Laurier Avenue and pointing his camera north towards the Parliament.   The back of the building is quite interesting with its several skinny windows that one could compare to the "meurtrière" of the medieval fortresses.  

The public library was demolished to make room to the V 2.0 of the public library.  Unfortunately, the newer version does not provide the same visual appeals that the initial building did. 

The building that is visible on the right is the Masonic Temple which was also demolished to make room for a quite ordinary glass building. 
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