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Former Saint-Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1968
Former Saint-Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1968
Title: 1968-93-03 Reference number: No reference number provided.
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Former traditionnal main street transformed into a major thoroughfare .
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The former St. Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa was much friendlier than what it became nowadays with the massive reconfiguration it went through in the 1970s. With a much more modest width, the former St. Patrick Street (now the Old St. Patrick) was a traditional main street...
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Former Notre-Dame Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1968
Former Notre-Dame Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1968
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1960s urban renewal left deep scars in the urban fabric of Lowertown East
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This comparison shows how much Lowertown East had changed when the urban renewal program of the City of Ottawa was implemented in the late 1960s. The plan had for mission to clean up the blight houses of the area and to segregate the different usages required by the community.  Clearly, Notre-Dame...
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1968
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Former segment of Saint-Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1968
East-end of Saint-Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 2015
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Former Main Street which became soulless.
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This post is the first of a long series about Lowertown East in Ottawa. The CHMC released a large collection of photos taken in the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s where they documented how Canadians lived in large urban centers.  The collection from Lowertown East is eloquent.The archive photo...
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1962
2015
Former light industrial building at the corner of Lloyd and railway tracks.
Former light industrial building at the corner of Lloyd and railway tracks.
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City of Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: CA021017
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The NCC expropriated and let Lebreton Flats sits empty for 50 years.
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The former light industrial building occupied the whole street block formed by Lloyd Street, Booth Street, Wellington Street and the train tracks.After a 50 year hiatus, the workers are now back at Lebreton Flats on that exact same location to build the Pimisi station of Ottawa's new LRT system....
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