Rideau Centre

~1970
2014
Former Grand Hotel in Ottawa
Congress CEntre of Ottawa in 2014
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More density and maturity.
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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....
~1975
2014
Union Station with the new Colonoel By Drive.
Union Station with the new Colonoel By Drive in 2014
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+2
The site gain in maturity.
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When the archival photo was taken, bad things had already happened: the Central Train Station has been moved to the suburbs and the Corry Block had been demolished to provide road link between Mackenzie Avenue and the new Colonel By Drive (formerly Little Sussex).  Since those major configuration changes ,...
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~1975
2014
Corner of Rideau and Sussex around 1975
Corner of Rideau and Sussex in 2014
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City of Ottawa
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Preserved building with its ground floor modified to serve a difference purpose.
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Located on one of the busiest intersection in Ottawa, the Transportation building almost remained unchanged; only its ground floor was modified and became one of the main entrance to the Rideau Centre.Despite the Rideau-Sussex intersection being the busiest intersection in Ottawa, you can see that the sidewalk size was reduced, especially...
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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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