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St-Brigid Church with St. Patrick Street and King-Edward avenue in 1938
St-Brigid Church with St. Patrick Street and King-Edward avenue in 2013 in Ottawa
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-5
Tim Horton with parking in front replaced row houses. King-Edward is a disaster.
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76 votes
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~1950
2013
King-Edward avenue in 1950 with kids playing in the green medians of the road.
No more kids, only asphalt on King-Edward Avenue in 2013.
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We gave it a
-5
Linear park replaced by a highway. Physical barrier between the two parts of Lowertown.
Visitors's vote
-4.6
94 votes
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Note that back in the day, kids used to play on King-Edward as it was filled with trees and grass.  That situation nowadays would be for slightly inappropriate.  Even taking the 2013 shot was quite an adventure....
1938
2013
Long linear park which was separating the two lanes on King-Edward in Ottawa
Highway in the heart of downtown Ottawa.
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We gave it a
-5
Trees were replaced by (too many!) lamp posts and asphalt. Highway in the core.
Visitors's vote
-4.8
80 votes
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1938
2013
Albert street in Ottawa much more inviting and friendly
The Wall on Albert street in Ottawa
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We gave it a
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Visitors's vote
-4.2
29 votes
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Let's hope this is not what they have in mind when they are talking about inviting street-level design....
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