Byward Market

~1950
2013
Rideau Street with King-Edward looking east around 1950
Rideau Street with King-Edward looking east around 2013
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We gave it a
-1
Streetcar has been removed. Gas station replaced a 'normal' building.
Visitors's vote
-2.4
68 votes
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~1915
2013
Locks of the Rideau Canal when rails were still running along Major Hill Park.
Locks of the Rideau Canal without the rails
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We gave it a
-1
Removal of the rail road link between Ottawa & Hull.
Visitors's vote
-0.1
76 votes
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This photo shows the rails that were going underneath Sappers and Dufferin Bridges before reaching Union Station.  The rails are long gone and it really looks like they have left it "as is" (abandoned) since then....
~1905
2012
Corry Block at Rideau Street and Sussex Drive
Stick and ugly public space
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We gave it a
-5
Heritage demolition. Car is king in the downtown core.
Visitors's vote
-2.7
71 votes
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Built in 1903, Corry Block was one of the first modern buildings in Ottawa.  It was demolished in the 60s....
~1910
2011
Streetcar on Sussex Drive in 1910
Streetcar on Sussex Drive in 1910
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Streetcar on Sussex removed. Daly Block demolished.
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77 votes
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In the early 1900s, Sussex Street (renamed Sussex Drive in the 1950s), was quite different.  First, Sussex Street was not the one way that we know today and cars, but mostly streetcars and horses were circulating in both directions.The Daly building, that we can see on the left on the...
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