Bankers' row

1938
2014
the 96 to 102 Wellington Street in Ottawa before the American Ambassy was built
the 96 to 102 Wellington Street in Ottawa after the American Ambassy moved.
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Abandonned buildings and parking lots have now replaced an once upon a time prestigious block.
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Those two buildings, right in front of Parliament, was part of the Banker's Row.  The arrival of the American Embassy deeply changed this once prestigious block.  The ambassy has been relocated since more than 10 years and yet, those prime parcels are still sitting empty....
1938
2014
South-East corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor Street downtown Ottawa
South-East corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor Street downtown Ottawa
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A single building of that prestigious section of Wellington Street has been saved.
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The block formed by Metcalfe Street, Wellington Street and O'Connor Street was known as the Bankers' Row because of the several banks present on that block, right in front of the Parliament.  The corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor, on the current photo, was the west end of that prestigious...
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~1910
2014
Bankers' row on Wellington Street in Ottawa around 1910
Wellington Street in Ottawa in 2014
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Neo-classical architecture buildings demolished. Status quo of the NCC for several decades.
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