War Memorial

~1940
2013
Union Station and Rideau Street
Rideau Street in Ottawa
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-3
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-2.1
15 votes
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1938
2012
Elgin street in 1938
Elgin Street at Albert Street
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-5
Heritage demolition. Elgin Street is way to wide nowadays.
Visitors's vote
-3.3
71 votes
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A much more friendly Elgin Street is depicted on the 1938 photo when it only had one lane in each direction.  The park that was located in front of the Grand Union Hotel was the consequences of the fire which detroyed the former City Hall located on Elgin Street between...
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1938
2012
Elgin and Sparks with the post office
Sparks and Elgin looking north
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We gave it a
-3
The north end of Elgin Street is now a urban thoroughfare.
Visitors's vote
-0.6
27 votes
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Corner of Elgin and Sparks Street when the post office was still up.The picture was taken before they built the war memorial and about 10 years after then have demolished the block where the Russell House used to live....
1910
2012
The Russell House in 1910
Public Space on Elgin in 2012
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Sparks was shortened. Emptiness replaced an hotel, restaurants, shops and theaters.
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-2.3
33 votes
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The Russell House has been demolished in the 1920s after being damaged by a fire.  The War Memorial sits where the Russell House used to be. ...
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