Elgin Street

~1910
2014
Aerial view of Elgin Street in Ottawa around 1910
Aerial view of Elgin Street in Ottawa around 2014
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-5
The dynamic in the core would have been totally different if Elgin would have not been widened.
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-1.0
116 votes
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This aerial view reveals that the northern section of Elgin Street has drastically changed over the years.  Essentially, all the buildings located on the East side of Elgin Street have been demolished to make room for the NAC and the War Memorial.  We believe that the dynamic of downtown Ottawa...
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1938
2014
Slater Street with the former apartment buildings in Ottawa in 1938
Confederation Park and the concrete wall
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We gave it a
-3
New-York style apartment buildings replaced by a park which sits empty most of the time.
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-0.4
85 votes
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Back in the day, before Gréber, Slater Street was reaching the Rideau Canal.The apartment buildings, now demolished, were the Bates, Aylmer and Woods Apartments.The direct link between the Queen-Elizabeth Drive and Elgin Street has been removed when the NAC took over....
~1900
2014
Normal school in Ottawa around 1900
Normal school in Ottawa around 2014
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0
The building remained untouched.
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-2.1
98 votes
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The Normal School now hosts the Ottawa Mayor offices.Special thanks to Mr. Rick MacEwen for the both photos....
~1920
2014
Elgin Street with the former City hall and Grand Union Hôtel
Elgin Street with the NAC
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We gave it a
-5
The north end of Elgin Street is now a urban thoroughfare.
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-4.4
128 votes
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Elgin Street got somewhat less friendly over the years....
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