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1968
2015
Wallis House in 1968.
Wallis House in 1968.
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Heirtage building preserved.
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This photo taken from the hill of MacDonald Gardens Park in Ottawa offers an interesting view on Wallis House of Rideau Street. Quite interesting to see Charlotte Street going through the actual MacDonald Gardens Park and splitting it into 2 sections. The archival photo was taken in 1968 and...
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~1975
2014
Corner of Bank and Frank in Ottawa around 1975
Corner of Bank and Frank in Ottawa in 2014
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+2
More or less the same, just better.
Visitors's vote
+1.3
99 votes
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All the buildings in the archival photo are still up.  The cobbler in the building located on the South-East corner of Bank Street and Frank Street a été remplacé par le restaurant Fauna.  The ground floor of the 424 Bank Street is occupied by Farrah's Hair Studio are Bead Dreams....
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~1975
2014
Union Station with the new Colonoel By Drive.
Union Station with the new Colonoel By Drive in 2014
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We gave it a
+2
The site gain in maturity.
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+0.9
124 votes
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When the archival photo was taken, bad things had already happened: the Central Train Station has been moved to the suburbs and the Corry Block had been demolished to provide road link between Mackenzie Avenue and the new Colonel By Drive (formerly Little Sussex).  Since those major configuration changes ,...
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~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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+2
Way more majestuous. Lost of key elements like the Central Station and the Corry Block.
Visitors's vote
+2.7
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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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