Sandy Hill

1894 versus 2013
The Sandy Hill neighbourhood is located south-west of the city core.  The University of Ottawa occupies a considerable portion of the area.

The east end of Sandy Hill has stayed relatively the same over the last 70 years. On the other hand, the west end changed considerably with the expansion of the University of Ottawa and transformation of Nicholas Street into a highway. 


~1973
2016
Former grass area behind the church house.
Perez Hall in 2016
Title: Untitled. Reference number: AE-692
We gave it a
+5
Greater density of buildings.
Visitors's vote
+3.0
8 votes
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The back of the current Department of Visual Arts was visible from this point of view when a field of grass and a small house occupied the area where Perez Hall has been built.  We can see the steeple of Sacré-Coeur Church is visible in the background.  The church burnt...
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~1970
2016
Back of Montpetit Hall at University of Ottawa
Back of Montpetit Hall at University of Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: AE-588
We gave it a
+1
Bike lane and trees were added.
Visitors's vote
+1.2
19 votes
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The back on Montpetit Hall, at the corner of University and Louis-Pasteur Privates, has not changed much over the last 40 years.  Trees were planted and a bicycle lane was added in this area of University of Ottawa where still a lot of concrete can be looked at....
~1970
2017
Tabaret Hall of University of Ottawa
Tabaret Hall of University of Ottawa in 2016
Title: Untitled. Reference number: AE-523
We gave it a
+3
Heritage building preserved. Parking removed.
Visitors's vote
+2.7
16 votes
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Tabaret Hall hardly changed over the last 40 years. Its surrounding, however, has changed substantially with the addition of numerous tall buildings like Desmarais Hall and the apartments of the 50 Laurier. Please note the evolution of the trees on the right, next to the removed parking lot....
~1970
2016
Rideau Canal with Stanton and Marchand Residence.
Rideau Canal with Stanton and Marchand Residence.
Title: Untitled. Reference number: 101-71-144173-2
We gave it a
+5
Intensification within the boundary of the University of Ottawa.
Visitors's vote
+2.2
21 votes
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The view of University of Ottawa from the Rideau Canal had a few important addition like the Faculty of Social Sciences and the other residences....
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