Aerial View

~1930
2015
Aerial view of Mechanicsville around 1930
Aerial view of Mechanicsville and Tunney's Pasture around 1930
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
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-5
Tunney's Pasture development is a tremendous failure that needs to be fixed.
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73 votes
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This aerial view of the former West-end of the city of Ottawa shows how Mechaniscville was isolated when pastures, the river and railways were its physical limits. Numerous elements have changed in the 80 years that separate both photos.  Downtown Ottawa and downtown Hull are now a forest of office tours.  The industrial activity has vacated...
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~1940
2015
Aerial view of Brewery Creek in Hull around 1940
Aerial view of Brewery Creek in Hull around 2015.
Title: Untitled. Reference number: CA010002
We gave it a
-5
Decades of decay of the urban fabric which needs to be fixed.
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100 votes
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Gatineau mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin seems convinced that he will succeed in bringing life into the long-time ignored and decaying area around the Brewery Creek in Hull.The area is quite different when you compared both pictures which are separated by about 60 years.  Almost all the buildings on the East-side of...
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1928
2014
Aerial View of Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1928
Aerial View of Lowertown East in Ottawa in 2014
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
-5
Massive Expropriations. Massive urban renewal plan. Tremendous failure.
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-0.1
85 votes
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In hindsight, the mistakes from past decisions become dead obvious. With the Ottawa Past & Present project, through several hundred comparisons, we try to demonstrate that past decisions do not guarantee future success. On that front, Lowertown East is particularly striking and anyone wandering or living in this area of...
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1968
2013
Aerial View of Hull-Ottawa
Arial View of Hull-Ottawa
Title: Aerial view of Ottawa, The Ottawa River and Hull. Reference number: 3613359
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Grib of civilisation in Ottawa, Lebreton Flats and Hull have been disfigured.
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86 votes
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