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~1960
2014
Locomotive on the shore of the rideau Canal
Rideau Canal in Ottawa with the Laurier Bridge and the Department of Defense
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Better use of the Rideau Canal shores. Less fan of the combo brutalism & UNESCO protected area.
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+0.4
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Today, everybody agrees that moving the train station in the suburbs was a mistake.  That being said, its move has opened the shores of the Rideau Canal by removing the lanes of rails no longer required.  By applying the sacro-saint parkways model, the NCC changed the vocation of the Rideau...
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~1912
2014
Ross building at the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe Street in Ottawa around 1912
Building at the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe Street in Ottawa in 2014
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We prefer the Ross building better, but at least they kept the stores at ground level.
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-3.0
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The Ross Building was construted around 1892 after that Crawford Ross bought the pre-existing  building at the same location.  The initial vocation of the Ross Building was a department store, but in 1912, the whole building was turned into an office building.The Ross Building kept its vocation for fifty years...
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1938
2014
Cooper Street at Metcalfe Street in Ottawa in 1938
Cooper Street at Metcalfe Street in Ottawa in 2013
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The Duncannon was saved from demolition. Density was increased on the north side of Cooper.
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The south side of Copper Street stayed essentially the same.  The Duncannon, on the left hand side in the photo, was saved from demolition, unlike the Woods Apartments and the Roxborough Apartments, when the NCC gave up on its ridiculous project to widen Metcalfe Street and turn it into a...
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1938
2014
Nepean Street in Ottawa at Metcalfe Street in 1938
Nepean Street in Ottawa at Metcalfe Street in 2013
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More density and services in Centretown.
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Nice houses have been replaced by office tours and apartment buildings. The building on the right hand side is the Tribeca from Claridge.Whether you like or not the design or the height of the Tribeca tours, Claridge tried to integrate their building with the street and rumor has it that...
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