Centretown

1938
2014
Slater Street with the former apartment buildings in Ottawa in 1938
Confederation Park and the concrete wall
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
-3
New-York style apartment buildings replaced by a park which sits empty most of the time.
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-0.3
73 votes
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Back in the day, before Gréber, Slater Street was reaching the Rideau Canal.The apartment buildings, now demolished, were the Bates, Aylmer and Woods Apartments.The direct link between the Queen-Elizabeth Drive and Elgin Street has been removed when the NAC took over....
~1915
2014
Former Union Station in Ottawa with Corry Block
Former Union Station in Ottawa without Corry Block
Title: Union Station, Ottawa, Ont. Reference number: 3325401
We gave it a
-2
Train station is now in suburbia. Urban car interchange has replaced the Corry Block.
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-1.4
87 votes
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Almost nothing has changed on the building of the former Union Station, besides the "Union Station" words at the top of the main entrance.The building on the left was the Corry Block and it has been demolished to make room for this urban onramp linking Mackenzie Avenue and Colonel By...
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1938
2013
Bank and Laurier Street in Ottawa in 1938
Bank and Laurier with the Mondrian in 2013
Title: Bank St looking S from Laurier. Reference number: MIKAN 4170034
We gave it a
-3
None of the original building have been preserved. Drop in density east, too much density west.
Visitors's vote
-2.8
31 votes
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1938
2013
Rue Bank at Laurier in 1938
Bank Street @ Laurier in 2013 in Ottawa
Title: Bank St looking N from Laurier. Reference number: MIKAN 4169737
We gave it a
+2
Heritage preservation. More density.
Visitors's vote
-0.9
47 votes
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