Lisgar Street

1938
2013
Knox Church on Elgin in the 1930 in Ottawa
Knox Church on Elgin in the 2013 in Ottawa
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The Knox Church , on the south-east corner of Elgin and Lisgar, has not changed much over the last 70 years. The Knox Church is only a few years old on that photo since the first building, located at Elgin and Laurier, was demolished in the 1930s to make room for...
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1938
2013
Elgin Street at Lisgar looking north in Ottawa in 1938
Elgin Street at Lisgar looking north in Ottawa in 2013
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The streetscape of Elgin street was substanTially altered in the 70 years that separate the two photos.  The only 2 buildings that remained on Elgin are the Normal School and the First Baptist Church.  The Bell Place and other modern buildings took over the Victorian houses and low-rIse apartment buildings.One...
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~1938
2013
South-West Corner of Lisgar and Percy.
South-West Corner of Lisgar and Percy in 2013 with the Rideau Curling Club
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Ed Groleau Blacksmith was located on the south-west corner of Percy and Lisgar streets before the Rideau Curling Club took over the same spot.The houses on the right in the picture are practically identical as they were about 75 years ago....
1938
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Metcalfe looking north at Lisgar in 1938
Metcalfe Street at Lisgar
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