Elgin Street

~1920
2014
Former Ottawa City Hall on Elgin Street
NAC in Ottawa on Elgin Street in 2014
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-4
NAC which is turning its back to Elgin Street replaced a classic building & a public place
Visitors's vote
-4.2
92 votes
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The building was located on Elgin Street between Queen and Albert Streets.The second Ottawa City Hall was destroyed by a fire in 1931...
~1920
2014
Elgin Street in Ottawa around 1920 with City Hall and Knox Church
Elgin Street in Ottawa in 2014
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We gave it a
-5
The north end of Elgin Street is now a urban thoroughfare.
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-4.2
82 votes
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All the buildings on the photo disapeared:City HallKnox ChurchGrand Union Hotel...
~1910
2014
Sparks Street with its people, streetcars and the Russell House
Sparks Street empty.
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-5
Sparks Street is light-years away from what it used to be.
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-3.9
107 votes
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The departed on that photo:The Russell HouseThe block just north of the Russell HouseStreetcarsPeople....
~1960
2013
Elgin Street at Nepean Street around 1960
Elgin Street at Nepean Street in 2013
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City of Ottawa
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+1
More usage. Sterile buildings with no real street interaction.
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+1.2
61 votes
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Before the Ontario Courthouse was built at the corner of Elgin Street and Nepean Street, buildings from the WWII were temporarily erected at the same location.Despite not having the exact date when the archival photo was shot, it had to be before 1965 since the Canadian flag with the Union...
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