Lisgar Street

1938
2013
Percy street in Ottawa looking north
Percy street in Ottawa looking north in 2013
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The former houses right against the sidewalk on the west side of the street lent a more urban style to the street.  The building that we see at the end of Percy is the Library and Archives Canada building....
1938
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Lisgar street at O'Connor in Ottawa in 1938
Lisgar street at O'Connor in Ottawa in 2013
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Most of the houses on the left hand side have been replaced by a parking lot.The condo tower in the 2013 shot is the Soho Lisgar....
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Bay Street looking north near Lisgar in Ottawa in 1938
Bay Street looking north near Lisgar in Ottawa in 213
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Knox Church on Elgin in 1938
Knox Church on Elgin in 1938
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Elgin Street stops being a traditional main street at Lisgar Street where it swells up from 2 lanes to 6 lanes.  The archival photo clearly shows the unbroken line of trees that previously rand the length of  Elgin Street north of Lisgar Street.Elgin Street also had a streetcar line as...
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