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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The nicest theatre in Ottawa has been replaced by an ordinary building.
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-4.5
59 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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1951
2013
Sparks and Metcalfe Intersection in 1951
South-East Corner of Sparks and Metcalfe
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The Way We Were
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-2.9
29 votes
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1938
2013
Rideau Street in 1938 with the Corry Block and Daly.
Car hub on Rideau Street in 2013
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-3.8
49 votes
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The Daly building and the Corry Block are no longer.  They had quite an impact on the area....
1951
2013
Urban regression at Frank and Elgin with the Scotia Bank
Scotia Bank at Elgin and Frank Street
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Urbsite
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-4.1
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Here is an example of regression of the urban landscape: a multi-purpose building (dwelling and store) is replaced by a smaller, single-purpose building....
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