Laurier Bridge

~1938
2014
Rideau Canal and Sacred-Heart Church in the background
Rideau Canal and Sacred-Heart Church in the background
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Succession of elements which prevent direct access to the Rideau Canal.
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People in charge of the planning in that area thought it would be better to replace the rails by the bunker type building of the Department of Defense.The steeple in the far scene is the Sacred Heart Church which unfortunately burned down....
~1960
2014
Locomotive on the shore of the rideau Canal
Rideau Canal in Ottawa with the Laurier Bridge and the Department of Defense
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Better use of the Rideau Canal shores. Less fan of the combo brutalism & UNESCO protected area.
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Today, everybody agrees that moving the train station in the suburbs was a mistake.  That being said, its move has opened the shores of the Rideau Canal by removing the lanes of rails no longer required.  By applying the sacro-saint parkways model, the NCC changed the vocation of the Rideau...
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~1945
2013
Corry Block and Rideau Canal from the Peace Tower à Ottawa
Canal Rideau, Union Station and Conference Centre in Ottawa
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~1900
2013
View of the Rideau Canal from the main tour of the Parliament in 1900
View from the Peace Tower of the Rideau Canal.
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This photo was taken from the Peace Tower.  Interesting to see that a lot of houses were standing on the site where the University of Ottawa is today.The details of the buildings, including the Russell House, of the block Wellington-Sparks-Elgin are clearly visible....
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