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2013
Post office where the War Memorial is
War Mémorial.
Title: Post Office, Ottawa, Ont. Reference number: 3319277
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A neo-classical building sacrified for a Prime Minister's obsession.
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77 votes
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The former post office did not survived the obsession of Mackenzie-King to build the War Memorial on the Hill, at the end of Elgin Street. Mr. Gréber who was serving his first mandate in Ottawa in urban planning, preferred Major Hill Park to put the War Memorial.  Despite the Mackenzie-King's...
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~1963
2013
Booth and Ottawa Streets at Lebreton Flats
Booth street more than 50 years after massive expropriations by the NCC
Title: Child pushing a stroller down the street near Lebreton Flats. Reference number: e002713096
We gave it a
-5
The NCC expropriated and let Lebreton Flats sits empty for 50 years.
Visitors's vote
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51 votes
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1938
2013
Booth and Duke Streets Intersection at Lebreton Flats
Booth Street and the War Museum in 2013
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Urbsite
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
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57 votes
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1938
2013
Capitol Cinema corner Bank and Queen
Bank and Queen Intersection 2013
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The nicest theatre in Ottawa has been replaced by an ordinary building.
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68 votes
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Built in 1920, the Capitol Cinema barely made it to its 50th anniversary.  It had 2530 seats and had been designed by the theatre-architect Thomas W. Lamb.In 1924, the cinema was renamed "Keith's Vaudeville" after being bought by American Keith theatre circuit.The last movie presented was M.A.S.H on May first...
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