Gladstone Avenue

1898
2015
St. Luke's General Hospital in 1898 at the corner of Elgin Street and Gladstone Avenue.
St. Luke's Park in 2015 at the corner of Elgin Street and Gladstone Avenue.
Title: St. Luke’s Hospital Reference number: CA-001482
We gave it a
-4
Heritage building demolished. Bungalows took over.
Visitors's vote
-4.2
106 votes
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St. Luke's General Hospital was inaugurated in 1898 and was located at the corner of Elgin Street and Gladstone Avenue.  The hospital was mainly founded by Henry Pulteney Wright with a $10 000 donation.  Other local businessmen such as John Booth and H. N. Bate, also contributed financially.The city of...
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~1970
2014
Bank Street between James and Gladstone Avenue in 1970
Bank Street between James and Gladstone Avenue in 2014
sources
Ross Dunn
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We gave it a
+4
More density, more people, more services, same ambiance.
Visitors's vote
+1.5
119 votes
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This comparison of Bank Street in Ottawa is interesting on many fronts.  First, from a photographic point of view, it is one of the rare archival photos (actually, it is the first one we have ever done) that was shot with a long focal length; 200 mm in this case.Two...
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~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
sources
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
115 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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~1940
2014
Bank Street and Gladstone avenue intersection around 1940
Bank Street and Gladstone avenue intersection in 2014
sources
Urbsite
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We gave it a
-2
Human-scale buildings. Lost of the Rialto. More vacant lots.
Visitors's vote
-2.5
111 votes
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Around 1940, the Gladstone Avenue and Bank Street intersection offered a great variety of shops and restaurants.  Two lines of streetcars were present which one of them continued its route on Gladstone Avenue.Since several decades, the north side of this intersection is not getting anywhere or has even regressed with...
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