Elgin Street

~1940
2013
Banque of commerce on Sparks Street in 1940
Banque of commerce on Sparks Street in 2013
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City of Ottawa
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-2
Same buildings, totally different ambiance.
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36 votes
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1900
2013
South-East corner sparks et Elgin
South-East corner sparks et Elgin
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-5
Sparks was shortened. Emptiness replaced an hotel, restaurants, shops and theaters.
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-2.7
44 votes
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~1940
2013
Grand Union Hotel in Ottawa on Elgin Street in 1940
British High-Commission in Ottawa on Elgin Street in 1940
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City of Ottawa
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-3
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27 votes
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The British High-Commission has now replaced the Grand Union Hotel which was located at the corner of Elgin and Queen Strtet....
1938
2013
Knox Church on Elgin in 1938
Knox Church on Elgin in 1938
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Elgin Street stops being a traditional main street at Lisgar Street where it swells up from 2 lanes to 6 lanes.  The archival photo clearly shows the unbroken line of trees that previously rand the length of  Elgin Street north of Lisgar Street.Elgin Street also had a streetcar line as...
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