Langevin Block

1920
2014
Langevin Block and Rideau Club on Wellington
Langevin Block and Rideau Club on Wellington
Title: Langevin Block, Ottawa, Ont. Reference number: 3319263
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NCC could not think of anything better than a statue and tourism info centre.
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This archival photo shows the Langevin Block, the first federal building to be built outside the hill.  The building on the West side of the Langevin Block is the former Rideau Club which was demolished in 1979 after it had been damaged by a fire.  Forty years later, Public Works...
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~1910
2013
Topley Collection.  View of Wellington Street from The Peace Tower
View of Wellington Street from The Peace Tower
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
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Serveral buildings on that picture have been demolished, especially the ones on Wellington notably the Rideau Club and most banks from the Bankers' Row.The trees on the north side of Wellington are also long gone.One can see the Roxborough Apartments on the left on Laurier Street....
~1910
2013
Wellington Street from the peace Tower in 1910
Wellington Street in front of the Parliament in 2013
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The Way We Were
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To this day, all the buildings along Wellington between Metcalfe and O'Connor have been demolished or are vacant at the time of writing this.  A friendly reminder that this block is straight in front of Parliarment and it is owned by the National Capital Commission (NCC)....
~1900
2013
South-East view on Downtown Ottawa around 1900
View of downtown Ottawa from the Peace Tower in 2013
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The picture shown on the postcard was taken before a lot of key buildings of the downtown core were built.  Only the East Block and the Langevin Block were standing at the time.  The triangular block Sparks-Elgin-Wellington looked far busier back then before they decided to demolish it and build...
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