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The Monument National at Dalhousie and George Street in the ByWard Market
Parking of the Courtyard Marriott on George and Dalhousie
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Francophone community iconic building demolished to make room for an American chain.
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The imposing building at the corner of Dalhousie and George was "Le Monument National", fortress of francophone culture in Ontario. It was built in 1906 and was demolished in 1961 to make room for a Holiday Inn(!). In 1903, the lawyer J.O. Vincent as well as  many other members of the...
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1938
2013
Former Block on Rideau street and Sussex Drive.
Rideau street with derelict urban fabric of the 1970.
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The busiest intersection in Ottawa had a totally different look and feeling around 70 years ago....
1938
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North-End building of the Byward market in 1938
Public Parking in Byward Market
Title: Second ByWard Market building, 1938. Reference number: 4169934
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Historic building replaced by a parking.
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~1920
2013
Spakrs Street and Elgin Street in 1920
Sparks Street and Elgin in 2013.
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This intersection of Sparks and Elgin has been drastically modified with the construction of the War Memorial.  The east part of Sparks was removed as well as all the buildings standing on that portion of the street.  On this picture, we can see the Dominion Express Co. and the McLaurin &...
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