Archive: Technologies

Technologies of the Capital

CBC

Story kiosk location Corner of Bank and Spark Street Important dates (1924 – 1929) The CBC began as the Canadian National Railway’s (CNR) radio broadcasting

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Technologies of the Capital

STREETCARS and TRAMS

Story kiosk location Small park at the intersection of Sussex, Murray, Mackenzie, and Alexandra Bridge Important dates (1870s – 1880s) During this time, horse-drawn trams

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Technologies of the Capital

CAISSE POPULAIRE SAINT-CHARLES

Story kiosk location Corner of Beechwood Avenue and St. Charles Street Important dates (1941) – The year that the credit union, Caisse Populaire Saint-Charles, opened

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Technologies of the Capital

OTTAWA JAIL

Story kiosk location Intersection of Nicholas and Mackenzie King Bridge Important dates (1862) – The year that the Nicholas Street Jail opened, right next to

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View of Sussex Drive looking Northeast, c. 1870. The George Street Barrack is located at centre-right.
Technologies of the Capital

CLARENDON HOUSE

Story kiosk location Corner of Sussex and George Street Important dates (1888-1916) During this period, Clarendon house was home to the Geological Museum. Audiofile No

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Technologies of the Capital

UNION STATION

Story kiosk location Corner of Mackenzie and Rideau Important dates (1909 – 1912) During this time, construction of the Grand Trunk Railway Station in the

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