Nicholas Street

~1970
2016
VAnier Hall in 1970 at University of Ottawa.
VAnier Hall in 2016 at University of Ottawa.
Title: Untitled. Reference number: AE-603
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+2
Nice building addition. Highway conversion of former avenue.
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+2.2
25 votes
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The archival photo shows Vanier Hall before the construction of the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS).We like how the FSS had been integrated into this rather constrain area between the Vanier Hall and Nicholas Street.We don't like how Nicholas Street has been transformed into a highway.Ottawa latest LRT will run...
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~1970
2016
Former Nicholas Street in Ottawa
Nicholas Street in Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: AE-938
We gave it a
-5
Regression in the urban fabric. Increase in car traffic.
Visitors's vote
+1.4
24 votes
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This comparison, and the many that will follow, gives an idea of what Nicholas Street used to be compared to the long 417 Queensway off ramp and onramp that it is now. As the archival photo shows, the modest Nicholas Street had some flaws; it had several parking lots...
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1938
2013
Laurier street at Nicholas street looking north-east in 1938
Nicholas street at Laurier in 2013
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-4
Visitors's vote
-2.9
43 votes
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1938
2013
Former segment of Osgoode Street meeting with Nicholas.
University of Ottawa's residences.
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38 votes
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