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2013
Ottawa Lowertown map in 1894
Ottawa Lowertown in 2013
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A highway cuts through the Byward Market and has replaced the linear park on King-Edward.
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38 votes
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The major changes in that area are the widening of King-Edward Avenue and the construction of the Foreign Affairs Department (DFATD).  Ironically, the streets Baird and Mckay were laid out exactly where the DFATD building is right now.  Peter McKay is the former head of DFATD and John Baird is...
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~1915
2012
Union Station & Corry Block
Union Station 2012
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-5
Train station is now in suburbia. Urban car interchange has replaced the Corry Block.
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-3.0
36 votes
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~1960
2012
Unioni Station & Corry Block
Union Station in 2012
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Ottawa Citizen
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1894
2012
Map of LeBreton Flats
LeBreton Flats in 2012
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The NCC expropriated and let Lebreton Flats sits empty for 50 years.
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46 votes
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LeBreton Flats had it rough.  First, it was devasted by the 1900 fire. Around 60 years later, it was demolished a second time after massive expropriation authorized by the NCC.  The NCC sat on this empty piece of land for nearly fifty years.Finally, in 2005, the LeBreton Flats received the...
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