Centretown

1938
2014
South-East corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor Street downtown Ottawa
South-East corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor Street downtown Ottawa
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We gave it a
-5
A single building of that prestigious section of Wellington Street has been saved.
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92 votes
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The block formed by Metcalfe Street, Wellington Street and O'Connor Street was known as the Bankers' Row because of the several banks present on that block, right in front of the Parliament.  The corner of Wellington Street and O'Connor, on the current photo, was the west end of that prestigious...
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~1930
2014
Orme Hall on Wellington Street in Ottawa.
Renovation on Wellington Street.
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We gave it a
-3
Building own by a small local company demolished to make room for a the expansion of a bigger one.
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-3.4
85 votes
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Orme Hall was located on Wellington Street in Ottawa. One of its owner was the piano maker James Lawrence Orme who also had a shop on Sparks Street.The Orme Hall was demolished in the late 1950 to make room for the expansion of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company....
1938
2014
Wellington Street and Orme Hall.
Wellington without and Orme Hall.
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We gave it a
-2
Building with direct street access replaced by a bigger one with less
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-2.8
77 votes
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~1950
2014
Former Bates and Woods Appartments.
Loading Docks of the NAC.
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Apartments offering some density replaced by a boulevard and concrete.
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-3.8
103 votes
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Bates Apartements, on the right-hand side on the photo, were sacrificed in order to connect both sides of the Rideau Canal.  To increase car traffic in to core, Slater and Albert Streets were turned into one-way streets and united in triangular fashion to form the Mackenzie-King bridge.Jacques Gréber who was...
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