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PHOTOGRAPHY IN OTTAWA

Topley Studio, William James Topley, Library and Archives Canada, Mikan no. 3383131 Established as the capital in 1857, photographers flocked to Ottawa to meet portrait

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CAFÉ LE HIBOU

Café Le Hibou was founded in1961 by Ottawa francophone Denis Faulkner, a University of Ottawa student. The coffee shop, which started as “a little place

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THE AVALON THEATRE

The Avalon Theatre opened at the corner of Bank Street and Second Avenue on Saturday 17 November 1928. Reportedly the first movie theatre in Ottawa

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Photo of the front building of the bath house. Showcases the top red bricking and and engraved City of Ottawa, The Plant Bath.
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PLANT BATH

Anchoring the intersection of Little Italy, Chinatown, and Hintonburg, Plant Bath and the Community Centre has been a focal point and gathering place for the

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SOMERSET HOUSE

The building at the corner of Somerset Street and Bank Street was constructed in 1896 in a commercial Queen Anne style for J. Frank Crosby

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TIN HOUSE

The original Tin House was designed and built by Ottawa tinsmith Honoré Foisy in the early 1900sand stood at 136 Guigues Street in Lower Town.

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