Plaza Bridge

~1900
2014
Rideau Canal before the construction of the Union Station
Rideau Canal before with the former building of the Union Station
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+2
Way more majestuous. Lost of key elements like the Central Station and the Corry Block.
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+2.7
121 votes
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The shores of the Rideau Canal certainly gained in maturity with the addition of the building of the former Union Station and the construction of the Château Laurier.  However, the demolition of the Corry Block, the first "skyscraper" of Ottawa so that the Colonel By Drive could be connected to...
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1938
2013
Post office where the War Memorial is
War Mémorial.
Title: Post Office, Ottawa, Ont. Reference number: 3319277
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-5
A neo-classical building sacrified for a Prime Minister's obsession.
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-3.5
71 votes
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The former post office did not survived the obsession of Mackenzie-King to build the War Memorial on the Hill, at the end of Elgin Street. Mr. Gréber who was serving his first mandate in Ottawa in urban planning, preferred Major Hill Park to put the War Memorial.  Despite the Mackenzie-King's...
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~1900
2013
Sappers and Dufferin Bridge
Plaza Bridge in 2013 with the Rideau Canal
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+1
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-0.3
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The photo was taken before the construction of the Château Laurier and Union Station (1912)....
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