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2017
Former Macdonald Hall with the Barracks in front.
Former Macdonald Hall with the Barracks in front.
Title: Untitled. Reference number: AE-1051
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Better use of available space. Dilapidated buldings replaced by more functional ones.
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+4.7
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Both photos show the former Macdonald Hall. The Hall was demolished a few weeks after the 2016 photos was taken in order to make room for the new STEM Complex that will be built at the same location. The bungalow type building in front of the archival photo was...
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~1975
2014
Clarendon Lane around 1975
Clarendon Lane in 2014.
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
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+5
Derelic buildings and parking lots turned into a public space.
Visitors's vote
+4.1
121 votes
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A different view of Clarendon Lane in Ottawa....
~1975
2014
Derelic place in the Byward Market in Ottawa
Public Space in Ottawa with restaurant in the Byward Market.
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
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Derelic buildings and parking lots turned into a public space.
Visitors's vote
+4.4
122 votes
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The bottom of the barrel was probably hit when the archival photo was taken in the mid-70's.The NCC took over the revitalization of this courtyard which became one of the top public spaces in Ottawa nowadays....
~1975
2014
Corner of George Street and Sussex Drive in the mid-1970s.
Corner of George Street and Sussex Drive in 2014.
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
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Restauration of a heritage building in the turmoil of urban decay.
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+3.5
103 votes
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The archival photo was probably taken in the mid-1970s when the disinterest for urban core in North American reached its apogee.  The NCC succesfully  retored this building (and many more along Sussex Drive).  It hosts the Modern Shop and the Black Tomato restaurant. ...
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