Sussex Drive

1933
2017
North end of ByWard Market before Global Affairs and Inter-provincial bridge.
North end of ByWard Market before Global Affairs and Inter-provincial bridge.
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-5
Old district scarred by parking lots and highways.
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-1.5
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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
Title: Untitled. Reference number: CA0231452
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0
Preserved building with its ground floor modified to serve a difference purpose.
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-0.1
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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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~1975
2014
Corner of George Street and Sussex Drive in the mid-1970s.
Corner of George Street and Sussex Drive in 2014.
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+5
Restauration of a heritage building in the turmoil of urban decay.
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+3.5
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The archival photo was probably taken in the mid-1970s when the disinterest for urban core in North American reached its apogee.  The NCC succesfully  retored this building (and many more along Sussex Drive).  It hosts the Modern Shop and the Black Tomato restaurant. ...
1938
2013
Looking toward the Notre-Dame Basilica from a former segment of Mackenzie avenue.
Looking toward the Notre-Dame Basilica from a former segment of Mackenzie avenue.
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-2
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The lot in front of the Notre-Dame Basilica served as the backyards of the row houses that existed on St. Patrick Street before the National Gallery took over.Far from ideal in 1938, the current state of this prime location is not any better when it comes to public space: it...
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