St. Patrick Street

1968
2015
Forme Saint-Patrick Street in 1968
Forme Saint-Patrick Street in 2015
We gave it a
-5
Former Main Street which became soulless.
Visitors's vote
-3.6
118 votes
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This comparison shows how badly Lowertown East in Ottawa had regressed from an urban planning point of view from the tumultuous changes the neighbourhood went through in the early 1970s. First off, the Chapel-St. Patrick intersection does not exist anymore. St. Patrick which was connecting with all the North-South streets...
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1968
2015
Former Saint-Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1968
Former Saint-Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa in 1968
Title: 1968-93-03 Reference number: No reference number provided.
We gave it a
-5
Former traditionnal main street transformed into a major thoroughfare .
Visitors's vote
-3.0
96 votes
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The former St. Patrick Street in Lowertown East in Ottawa was much friendlier than what it became nowadays with the massive reconfiguration it went through in the 1970s. With a much more modest width, the former St. Patrick Street (now the Old St. Patrick) was a traditional main street...
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~1950
2014
Aerial View of Lowertown East in Ottawa around 1950
Aerial View of Lowertown East in Ottawa in 2014
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City of Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: CA008171
We gave it a
-5
Urban renewal which turned out to be a tremendous failure.
Visitors's vote
-2.1
119 votes
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This aerial photo of Lowertown East demonstrates how much it has changed after the 1970 textbook urban renewal.St. Patrick Street which used to be a traditional main street with its stores and residences has been completely demolished and stripped from its built elements which consequently had it lost its main purpose.  It...
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