Post office

~1938
2014
Back of the former post office on Wellington Street in Ottawa
War Memorial on Wellington Street in Ottawa
Title: Post Office, Ottawa, Ont. Reference number: 3319299
We gave it a
-5
A neo-classical building sacrified for a emtpy symbolic place.
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-2.1
101 votes
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The Post Office was the last obstacle to the ambitions of the Prime Minister Mackenzie-King to erect a War Memorial in order to honnor the people who serviced for World War I.He hired our good friend Jacques Gréber to "prove himself" and find the perfect spot for such a memorial....
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~1970
2014
Former Grand Hotel in Ottawa
Congress CEntre of Ottawa in 2014
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
+3
More density and maturity.
Visitors's vote
+2.1
106 votes
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The buildings in the front of the archive photo were the Grand Hotel and the former post office.  They were both sacrified to make room for the Rideau Centre....
~1890
2013
Main Street in Hull around 1890
Promenade du Portage in Hull in 2013
sources
BAN Québec
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
-3
Visitors's vote
-1.4
99 votes
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Post card of Main Street in Hull at a time when the post office was still up.  The entire landscape was wiped out by the Great Fire of 1900....
~1895
2013
Former Post Office Downtown Hull
Place du portage on promenade du Portage in Hull in 2013
sources
BAN Québec
Title: Untitled. Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
-3
Downtown hull denatured with the addition of Place du Portage & Chaudière.
Visitors's vote
-3.4
94 votes
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A few meters from former Hull City Hall, the Post Office of downtown Hull was standing on Main Street (nowadays Promenade du Portage).The post office, just like 4000 other buildings, got destroy by the Great Fire of 1900....
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