Wellington street

1965
2015
Former drug store of Denis Ranger at the angle of Wellington and Booth Street
Emptyness in Lebreton Flats in 2015
sources
City of Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: CA021012
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-5
The NCC expropriated and let Lebreton Flats sits empty for 50 years.
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Denis Ranger drug store occupied the former north-west corner of Wellington Street and Booth Street in 1962 at Lebreton Flats.  Up until 1928, it had been the Nolan Drug Store, owned by Patrick “Paddy” Nolan who became a mayor of Ottawa a few years later. In 1928, it was purchased...
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1962
2015
547 Wellington Street in Lebreton Flats around 1962.
547 Wellington Street in Lebreton Flats around 1962.
sources
City of Ottawa
Title: 547 Wellington Reference number: CA021027
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-5
The NCC expropriated and let Lebreton Flats sits empty for 50 years.
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73 votes
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Built in 1873, the manse of the Western Methodist Church, architecturally interesting building, occupied the 547 Wellington Street in Lebreton Flats in 1962.  Miraculously, the manse and the church survived the 1900 fire which demolish two thirds of Hull and 20% of Ottawa.  Fifty years later, the building survied a first phase of demolition...
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1962
2015
Intersection of Wellington Street and Albert Street in Lebreton Flats in 1962
Albert Street in Lebreton Flats in 2015.
sources
City of Ottawa
Title: Untitled. Reference number: CA021069
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-5
Interesting intersection reduced to nothing.
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105 votes
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This non-common intersection from the non-square angle between Wellington and Albert Streets in Lebreton Flats has stropped existing in 1962, year at which the NCC expropriated everyone and their dog from Lebreton Flats.  Albert Street in that area was way more dynamic than what we have been used for the...
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~1910
2015
Elgin Street around 1910 with the Parliament in background.
Elgin Street in 2015 with the Parliament in background.
sources
The Way We Were
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A friendlier Elgin Street is depicted in the 1910 photo.
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The last block of the northern section of Elgin Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street is almost unrecognizable.   The only still standing building is the East Block since the Centre Block was at its first iteration before it was destroyed by the 1916 fire.  The Langevin Block at...
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