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~1920
2014
Elgin Street with the former City hall and Grand Union Hôtel
Elgin Street with the NAC
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The north end of Elgin Street is now a urban thoroughfare.
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Elgin Street got somewhat less friendly over the years....
~1910
2014
Sparks Street with its people, streetcars and the Russell House
Sparks Street empty.
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-5
Sparks Street is light-years away from what it used to be.
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The departed on that photo:The Russell HouseThe block just north of the Russell HouseStreetcarsPeople....
~1900
2014
Sparks Street around 1900 when streetcars and people could be found.
Sparks Street in 2014.  Emtpy.
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Sparks Street is light-years away from what it used to be.
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Sparks Street is clearly not where it was 100 years ago when several dozens of shops were opened.  Some of the buildings were saved, but the heritage lost, which eroded the specificity and the standing of Sparks Streets, are obvious in this comparison....
~1950
2013
644 St. Patrick street in Ottawa in the 1950's
The back of houses from St-Patrick street in Ottawa in 2013
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New houses fenced and not integrated to the street at all.
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The east-end of Saint Patrick Street was dismantled when the authorities decided that this area was ready for urban renewal in the 1960s.The archival photo was taken in the 1950's when streetcars were still running on St. Patrick Street as the tracks in the road reveal.At the time photo was...
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