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1938
2014
South-East corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor Street downtown Ottawa
South-East corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor Street downtown Ottawa
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-5
A single building of that prestigious section of Wellington Street has been saved.
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-0.7
92 votes
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The block formed by Metcalfe Street, Wellington Street and O'Connor Street was known as the Bankers' Row because of the several banks present on that block, right in front of the Parliament.  The corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor, on the current photo, was the west end of that prestigious...
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1938
2014
Dalhousie street looking north at Rideau Street.
Dalhousie street looking north at Rideau Street.
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We gave it a
-1
Most of the buildings are still up. Different story for the Monument National
Visitors's vote
-2.3
126 votes
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The Monument National was erected at the north-west corner of Dalhousie Street and George Street where the Marriott is nowadays....
~1900
2014
Rideau Canal before the construction of the Union Station
Rideau Canal before with the former building of the Union Station
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We gave it a
+2
Way more majestuous. Lost of key elements like the Central Station and the Corry Block.
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+2.7
134 votes
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The shores of the Rideau Canal certainly gained in maturity with the addition of the building of the former Union Station and the construction of the Château Laurier.  However, the demolition of the Corry Block, the first "skyscraper" of Ottawa so that the Colonel By Drive could be connected to...
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~1960
2014
Former convent at the corner of Rideau Street and Waller Street
Condo Tower Claridge Plaza 1
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We gave it a
-3
Heritage building demolished to make room for a condo tower.
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-3.0
131 votes
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The convent was demolished in 1972.  The chapel has been saved and restored the National Gallery of Canada....
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