Guide:
Name: Brendan McCoy
When
Date: May 04, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM
Duration: 1.0 hr
Language: English
Where
Start: In front of Southminster United Church, Bank St., south side of the Canal
End: Bank St. & Grove Ave.
Area: Old Ottawa South
Distance: 1.5 km
Accessibility:
The walk will follow city sidewalks. Public transit directions: take OCTranspo bus routes 1 and 7

Old Ottawa South, the Real McCoy


Overview

A walk down Bank St. in Old Ottawa South, featuring commentary on the past, present and possible future of this street-car suburb. Led by OSCAR Editor, Brendan McCoy.


Description

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Note:  The time for this walk has changed.  The new time is shown in the box, above right.

Photo:  Ivy-covered Sunnyside Public Library

This is a walk down Bank St. in Old Ottawa South, featuring commentary on the past, present and possible future of this street-car suburb, starting from the Bank St. bridge within sight of Lansdowne Park and proceeding south towards the Rideau River. On the way we will discuss several notable heritage buildings, transportation problems & possible solutions and recent developments.


Route

The walk will follow Bank St. going south from the Canal to Grove Ave.

About

Brendan McCoy is the editor of OSCAR, the Old Ottawa South community newspaper.   You can find OSCAR on line here.