It’s sometimes a happy story, and sometimes a sad one, but buildings always have stories to tell. In the case of 82 Sherbrooke in Ottawa’s Hintonburg, it’s the latter.
“from the Nordic Circle, to the Rideau’s waters, this flood was made for you and me.”
Until it was successfully controlled, that the Rideau River flooded each spring was not a surprising fact to Ottawans. Although the degree to which it did varied considerably over the years, that it did at all was largely a sure bet.
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Brief: First Tulip Festival Parade
May 15, 1965 was the fourteenth annual Tulip Festival and it featured the first ever Tulip Festival parade.