Convent

~1970
2014
Former convent at the corner of Rideau Street and Waller Street
Claridge Plaza 1 and 2 on Rideau Street
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City of Ottawa
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We gave it a
-3
Heritage building demolished to make room for a condo tower.
Visitors's vote
-2.5
118 votes
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The archival photo was probably taken a few months before the convent on Rideau Street was demolished since a developer, Glenview Development, is advertizing office and commercial space for rent available "now".Claridge built phases 1 and 2 of their Claridge Plaza on the block made of Rideau Street, Waller Street...
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~1940
2014
Waller Street at Rideau Street looking south with the former convent
Waller Street at Rideau Street looking south with the Claridge Plaza
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We gave it a
-3
Waller Street was way friendlier back in the days.
Visitors's vote
-3.1
104 votes
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The convent on Rideau Street could be seen on the left-hand side on the archival photo.  The first phase of the Claridge Plaza occupies now that street corner.  Back in the days, Waller Street was narrower and experienced less heavy traffic compared to nowadays since it has become the main...
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