Ottawa’s Apartments in 1950

Continuing with my use of Might’s Directories to collect data on apartment buildings, above is a map with all of the apartment buildings listed in the 1950 edition. For each of the points on the map, I have given the apartment building’s name (if it has one), its address, and if it has been demolished or replaced, date or date range for when that happened.

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Apartments, the Depression, and Research Never Completed

Snear Miller’s “Val Cartier” in 2016. I could have walked the 30 seconds to shoot it myself, but Google Maps provides. It was a nice morning, at least. Image: Google Maps, 2016.

Interest-based research is a wonderful thing. Something catches your interest, you ride it out, put it aside. It’s that last part that really gets you. All that effort should, really, result in something. At least a poorly-written blog post, if not something more substantial. This has been one of my peskier issues. Continue reading Apartments, the Depression, and Research Never Completed