Centretown

1938
2012
Metcalfe street In Ottawa near Lisgar street
Metcalfe street In Ottawa near Lisgar street
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0
More density and services in Centretown.
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-2.7
26 votes
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The only building still standing in 2012 when the present photo was taken is the Medical Art Building that stands on the corner of Metcalfe Street and Nepean Street.  The houses on the East-side of Metcalfe are long gone and the Tribeca, a high-rise condominium building, from Claridge is being...
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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.
Visitors's vote
-3.0
34 votes
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1938
2013
Former Building on Wellington
Justice Department
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We gave it a
-3
Former commercial street where mixed-use was replaced by nice, but cold buildings.
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-0.8
25 votes
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Here is a personal color interpretation of the archival image. ...
1938
2012
Wellington and Bay Street Intersection in 1938
Intersection of Bay and Wellington Streets in 2012
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-1
Light industrial buildings replaced by sterile institutional buildings
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+1.0
50 votes
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The south-east block of the Wellington and Bay street intersection was upgraded to the Veterans Affairs Department.  It now hosts the Department of Justice....
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