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~1960
2012
Aerial View of Lebreton Flats around 1960
Aerial View of Lebreton Flats around 1960
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The NCC expropriated and let Lebreton Flats sits empty for 50 years.
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This aerial comparison of Lebreton Flats and a simulation from Google Earth shows two Lebreton Flats radically different. The archival photo clearly shows the industrial past of the Flats with its numerous light industries and rails in its western section (top of the image). Now that the LRT...
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~1940
2014
Bank Street and Gladstone avenue intersection around 1940
Bank Street and Gladstone avenue intersection in 2014
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Urbsite
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-2
Human-scale buildings. Lost of the Rialto. More vacant lots.
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Around 1940, the Gladstone Avenue and Bank Street intersection offered a great variety of shops and restaurants.  Two lines of streetcars were present which one of them continued its route on Gladstone Avenue.Since several decades, the north side of this intersection is not getting anywhere or has even regressed with...
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~1970
2014
People in front of the Rialto in Ottawa around 1970
Former peoeple on bank,
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The Way We Were
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-3
Parking spaces are there since a few decaded. Lack of people with style.
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The Rialto on Bank Street at Frank Street opened in 1914 and was known as the "Little Clarey".   Right after the WWI, Tom Clarey sold the theatre and it became "The Fern" until it shot down in 1930....
~1975
2014
Corner of Bank and Frank in Ottawa around 1975
Corner of Bank and Frank in Ottawa in 2014
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More or less the same, just better.
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All the buildings in the archival photo are still up.  The cobbler in the building located on the South-East corner of Bank Street and Frank Street a été remplacé par le restaurant Fauna.  The ground floor of the 424 Bank Street is occupied by Farrah's Hair Studio are Bead Dreams....
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