Corry Block

The Corry Block was the first modern building in Ottawa.  It was built before the Union Station and was located on south side of Rideau Street.

Road expansion and priorities given to car traffic had reason of the Corry Block: Mackenzie Avenue has been expanded south in this awkward urban interchange which merge into Colonel By Drive.


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2013
Corry Block and Rideau Canal from the Peace Tower à Ottawa
Canal Rideau, Union Station and Conference Centre in Ottawa
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1938
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Rideau Street in 1938 with the Corry Block and Daly.
Car hub on Rideau Street in 2013
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The Daly building and the Corry Block are no longer.  They had quite an impact on the area....
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Rideau Street with the Daly Building and the Corry Block
Rideau Street in 2013 without the Daly Building and the Corry Block
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The block on the left-hand side has been demolished to increase traffic flow. Daly Block demolished
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Everybody knows the Daly building on the right-hand side of the photo. The Corry Block where the sign "Banque Canadienne Nationale" is on the left-hand side.  The NCC decided to tear down both buildings, and many others, to increase car flow into the area.  They had the clever idea of creating...
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1957
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Rideau Street in the 50s
rideau Street in Ottawa in 2013 without the Corry Block
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