Grand Union Hotel

~1945
2015
Snowed up Elgin Street in Ottawa around 1945
Snowed up Elgin Street in Ottawa in 2015
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Much wider Elgin Street and lost of several heritage buildings.
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This photo shows how snow removal was done in the streets of Ottawa around 1945.The landscape around Elgin Street was then quite different and the only still standing building in both photo is the Lord Elgin Hotel (1941).  The Laurentian Club, the Grand Union Hotel and the Aylmer Apartments (on...
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~1915
2014
Former Union Station in Ottawa with Corry Block
Former Union Station in Ottawa without Corry Block
Title: Union Station, Ottawa, Ont. Reference number: 3325401
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-2
Train station is now in suburbia. Urban car interchange has replaced the Corry Block.
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-1.6
91 votes
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Almost nothing has changed on the building of the former Union Station, besides the "Union Station" words at the top of the main entrance.The building on the left was the Corry Block and it has been demolished to make room for this urban onramp linking Mackenzie Avenue and Colonel By...
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~1920
2014
Elgin Street with the former City hall and Grand Union Hôtel
Elgin Street with the NAC
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-5
The north end of Elgin Street is now a urban thoroughfare.
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-4.4
118 votes
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Elgin Street got somewhat less friendly over the years....
~1920
2014
Elgin Street in Ottawa around 1920 with City Hall and Knox Church
Elgin Street in Ottawa in 2014
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The north end of Elgin Street is now a urban thoroughfare.
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80 votes
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All the buildings on the photo disapeared:City HallKnox ChurchGrand Union Hotel...
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