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2014
Sparks Street with its people, streetcars and the Russell House
Sparks Street empty.
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Sparks Street is light-years away from what it used to be.
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The departed on that photo:The Russell HouseThe block just north of the Russell HouseStreetcarsPeople....
~1900
2014
Sparks Street around 1900 when streetcars and people could be found.
Sparks Street in 2014.  Emtpy.
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Sparks Street is light-years away from what it used to be.
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Sparks Street is clearly not where it was 100 years ago when several dozens of shops were opened.  Some of the buildings were saved, but the heritage lost, which eroded the specificity and the standing of Sparks Streets, are obvious in this comparison....
~1910
2014
O'Connor Street @ Sparks Street around 1910 in Ottawa
O'Connor Street @ Sparks Street around 2014 in Ottawa
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Orginal building well preserved. Unfortunately, Sparks Street is far from what it used to be.
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~1931
2013
Knox Church on Elgin in 1938
Elgin street and Albert Street in Ottawa in 2013.
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Heritage demolition. Elgin Street is way to wide nowadays.
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Knox Presbyterian Church, designed by Henry Langley Architect in 1874 stood at the corner of Elgin Street and Albert Street for about 50 years when the authorities decided to widen Elgin Street between Laurier Street and Wellington Street. The King and Queen of England inaugurated the “new” Elgin when...
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