Sandy Hill

~1970
2014
Former convent at the corner of Rideau Street and Waller Street
Claridge Plaza 1 and 2 on Rideau Street
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City of Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
-3
Heritage building demolished to make room for a condo tower.
Visitors's vote
-2.6
107 votes
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The archival photo was probably taken a few months before the convent on Rideau Street was demolished since a developer, Glenview Development, is advertizing office and commercial space for rent available "now".Claridge built phases 1 and 2 of their Claridge Plaza on the block made of Rideau Street, Waller Street...
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~1970
2014
Former Grand Hotel in Ottawa
Congress CEntre of Ottawa in 2014
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
+3
More density and maturity.
Visitors's vote
+2.1
99 votes
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The buildings in the front of the archive photo were the Grand Hotel and the former post office.  They were both sacrified to make room for the Rideau Centre....
~1900
2013
Strathcona Park in Ottawa around 1900
Strathcona Park in Ottawa around 2013
Title: Strathcona Park [Ottawa, Ont.]. Reference number: 3318957
We gave it a
-3
A classic park which has became generic and not interesting.
Visitors's vote
-3.5
69 votes
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~1900
2013
Tabaret Hall of University of Ottawa
Tabaret Hall of University of Ottawa in 2013
Title: University of Ottawa. Reference number: 3319115
We gave it a
+1
The building is the same. Its surrounding gained in maturity.
Visitors's vote
+2.6
51 votes
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