Château Laurier

~1975
2014
Union Station with the new Colonoel By Drive.
Union Station with the new Colonoel By Drive in 2014
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The site gain in maturity.
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When the archival photo was taken, bad things had already happened: the Central Train Station has been moved to the suburbs and the Corry Block had been demolished to provide road link between Mackenzie Avenue and the new Colonel By Drive (formerly Little Sussex).  Since those major configuration changes ,...
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~1900
2014
Rideau Canal before the construction of the Union Station
Rideau Canal before with the former building of the Union Station
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Way more majestuous. Lost of key elements like the Central Station and the Corry Block.
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+2.7
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The shores of the Rideau Canal certainly gained in maturity with the addition of the building of the former Union Station and the construction of the Château Laurier.  However, the demolition of the Corry Block, the first "skyscraper" of Ottawa so that the Colonel By Drive could be connected to...
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1959
2013
Streetcar on Elgin and Queen in 1959
Chateau Laurier in 2013
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Transit Toronto
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Streetcar removed from Ottawa's streets.
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Here is the same comparison in "ghost" mode. ...
1963
2013
Picture behind the one dollar bill of Malak Karsh of the Ottawa River in 1963
Ottawa Rivier with Parliament Hill in 2013
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Attic Postcards
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This photo shot in 1963 by Malak Karsh, "Paper & Politics", shows how still industrial was the Quebecer's side of the Ottawa River.This photo became popular as it was used at the back of the 1 dollar bill which was printed 3.4 billions of times between 1974 and 1989. ...
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