Confederation Park

1910
2014
Roxborough Appartments on Laurier in 1939
Conferation Park in Ottawa in 2014
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The Way We Were
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The Roxborough Apartments were the most luxurious in Ottawa. Emptiness now stands were they were.
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The Roxborough Apartments were "the" place to live in Ottawa in 1910.  Its 82 units were renting between 35 and 40$ a month, complete maid service included.Mackenzie King, Lous St.Laurent and General Georges Vanier all lived at the Roxborough at one time or another. The NCC expropriated the building since they...
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~1900
2013
Maria Street and Roxborough Apartments in Ottawa around 1900
Laurier Street and Confédération Parc in Ottawa in 2013
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City of Ottawa
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Destruction of Roxborough Apartmets. Car is king on Elgin now.
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-3.8
56 votes
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This photo of Laurier Street, formerly Maria Street, shows on of the most luxurious apartment building never been built in Ottawa; the Roxborough Apartments. Maria Street had its worldly moments in the past as a series of trees separated both of its lanes. The area around the Roxborough Apartments was...
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~1910
2013
Slater Street at Elgin Street
Slater Street at Elgin Street
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Attic Postcards
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Demolition of New-York style apartment buildings. Widening of Elgin Street.
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-3.5
59 votes
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The two towers that are shown on the postcard are the Wood Apartments which were located on Slater Street (unlike what is written on the postcard).In 1938, Elgin Street was widen which sacrificed the first row of buildings East of Elgin Street.  About twenty years later, the implementation of the...
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1938
2013
former Roxborough Apartments on Laurier
Elgin at Laurier
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The Roxborough was the most luxurious. An underused park can be found where it once stood.
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