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2014
Normal school in Ottawa around 1900
Normal school in Ottawa around 2014
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The building remained untouched.
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The Normal School now hosts the Ottawa Mayor offices.Special thanks to Mr. Rick MacEwen for the both photos....
~1940
2014
Waller Street at Rideau Street looking south with the former convent
Waller Street at Rideau Street looking south with the Claridge Plaza
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Waller Street was way friendlier back in the days.
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The convent on Rideau Street could be seen on the left-hand side on the archival photo.  The first phase of the Claridge Plaza occupies now that street corner.  Back in the days, Waller Street was narrower and experienced less heavy traffic compared to nowadays since it has become the main...
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1938
2014
the 96 to 102 Wellington Street in Ottawa before the American Ambassy was built
the 96 to 102 Wellington Street in Ottawa after the American Ambassy moved.
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Abandonned buildings and parking lots have now replaced an once upon a time prestigious block.
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110 votes
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Those two buildings, right in front of Parliament, was part of the Banker's Row.  The arrival of the American Embassy deeply changed this once prestigious block.  The ambassy has been relocated since more than 10 years and yet, those prime parcels are still sitting empty....
~1900
2014
Rideau Street with Waller Street and former convent around 1900
Rideau Street with Waller Street and Claridge Plaza in 2014.
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Trucks gateway through downtown. Quantity of housings instead of quality.
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This postcard shows the Rideau Street and Waller Street intersection when the convent was still up. We can also see the rails of the streetcar that were once on Rideau Street.One thing is sure, intensification was promoted in that area of downtown....
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