Elgin Street

1938
2013
Elgin Street at Lisgar looking north in Ottawa in 1938
Elgin Street at Lisgar looking north in Ottawa in 2013
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The streetscape of Elgin street was substanTially altered in the 70 years that separate the two photos.  The only 2 buildings that remained on Elgin are the Normal School and the First Baptist Church.  The Bell Place and other modern buildings took over the Victorian houses and low-rIse apartment buildings.One...
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~1945
2013
Elgin Street
Elgin Street
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~1900
2013
Wellington Street and Elgin Street from the Peace Tower in 1900
War Memorial from the Peace Tower
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Several buildings on the archive picture no longer exist: the Russell House, the City Hall, the Knox Church and the post office....
~1920
2013
Spakrs Street and Elgin Street in 1920
Sparks Street and Elgin in 2013.
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This intersection of Sparks and Elgin has been drastically modified with the construction of the War Memorial.  The east part of Sparks was removed as well as all the buildings standing on that portion of the street.  On this picture, we can see the Dominion Express Co. and the McLaurin &...
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