Fauna

~1910
2014
Corner of Bank Street and Gladstone Avenue in Ottawa around 1910
Corner of Bank Street and Gladstone Avenue in Ottawa with Fauna Restaurant in 2014
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Ross Dunn
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We gave it a
-1
The ambiance was preserved, but there is less density.
Visitors's vote
-1.7
116 votes
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Bank Street has a long legacy of being the commercial street as this archival photo shows with the numerous shops at the corner of Gladstone Avenue.  Two elements caught our attention on the archival photo:  the first one being the man in the forefront, potentially a postman from his uniform...
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~1970
2014
People in front of the Rialto in Ottawa around 1970
Former peoeple on bank,
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The Way We Were
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We gave it a
-3
Parking spaces are there since a few decaded. Lack of people with style.
Visitors's vote
-4.0
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The Rialto on Bank Street at Frank Street opened in 1914 and was known as the "Little Clarey".   Right after the WWI, Tom Clarey sold the theatre and it became "The Fern" until it shot down in 1930....
~1975
2014
Corner of Bank and Frank in Ottawa around 1975
Corner of Bank and Frank in Ottawa in 2014
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Urbsite
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We gave it a
+2
More or less the same, just better.
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+1.3
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All the buildings in the archival photo are still up.  The cobbler in the building located on the South-East corner of Bank Street and Frank Street a été remplacé par le restaurant Fauna.  The ground floor of the 424 Bank Street is occupied by Farrah's Hair Studio are Bead Dreams....
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