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~1910
2014
O'Connor Street @ Sparks Street around 1910 in Ottawa
O'Connor Street @ Sparks Street around 2014 in Ottawa
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-5
Orginal building well preserved. Unfortunately, Sparks Street is far from what it used to be.
Visitors's vote
-3.4
76 votes
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1938
2013
Capitol Cinema corner Bank and Queen
Bank and Queen Intersection 2013
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We gave it a
-5
The nicest theatre in Ottawa has been replaced by an ordinary building.
Visitors's vote
-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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~1960
2013
Animated Sparks Street around 1960
Deserted Sparks Street in 2013
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City of Ottawa
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We gave it a
-2
Sparks Street is light-years away from what it used to be.
Visitors's vote
-1.8
46 votes
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~1900
2013
Public library of Ottawa around 1900
Public library of Ottawa in 2013
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We gave it a
-4
Library with neo-classical architecture replaced by another one more along the lines of brutalism.
Visitors's vote
-4.6
79 votes
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