Rideau Canal

~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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We gave it a
+2
Way more majestuous. Lost of key elements like the Central Station and the Corry Block.
Visitors's vote
+2.7
117 votes
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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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~1940
2013
Rideau Canal
Rideau Canal and Chateau Laurier
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Attic Postcards
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We gave it a
-2
Even in 1940, car was king in that area. Nothing was improved over the years.
Visitors's vote
-1.9
31 votes
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1920
2012
Postcard of Union Station in Ottawa in 1920
Building of the former Union Station in Ottawa in 2012
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We gave it a
-3
Ottawa had a train station downtown. It is in the suburbs now.
Visitors's vote
-2.4
38 votes
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~1940
2012
Railtrack on the shore of the Rideau Canal
Canal Rideau un 2012
sources
CSTM Collection
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We gave it a
-3
Underuse of the Rideau Canal's shores. Train station no longer in the core.
Visitors's vote
-1.1
58 votes
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