Bankers' Row

~1910
2013
Wellington Street from the peace Tower in 1910
Wellington Street in front of the Parliament in 2013
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To this day, all the buildings along Wellington between Metcalfe and O'Connor have been demolished or are vacant at the time of writing this.  A friendly reminder that this block is straight in front of Parliarment and it is owned by the National Capital Commission (NCC)....
~1940
2013
View of Wellington Street from the Peace Tower
Wellington Street and centretown in Ottawa from the Peace Tower.
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A lot of building on that photo have disappeared: the Rideau Club (1979) and a bank (Banque Nationale?) on what used to be called the Bankers' Row.Note that we used to be able to see the Museum of Nature and several churches on Elgin street....
~1938
2012
Langevin Block on Wellington
Langevin Block on Wellington
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Due to the critical lack of office space on Parliament Hill, the south side of Wellington was designed to host a new departmental building.  Instead of going for the Gothic Revival style of the building on Parliament Hill, it was decided to align the design of that new building with...
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