We’re on the last day of our tour of the Plaza in downtown Ottawa. We’ll end with two postcards, one now and one later, that show how the Plaza looked when what we’ve been calling the “Plaza Project” was finished. I’m not sure where the photographer who took the...
Here we are at the last stop on our postcard tour of what we’ve been calling the Plaza, and which people of Ottawa called Connaught Plaza, Connaught Place, or even Connaught Place Plaza after it was finished in 1913. I like this particular image. It’s accurate in the...
Don Wiggans shares a boy and a bike from 1966, plus an Ottawa school you might know at the corner of Gloucester and Bay.
"Centennial School opened it's doors September 1966, welcoming the children of Centretown. It was open to all children including deaf students and those with physical disabilities and. Here is a pic from my mom's slides of me coming home from Centennial on my Mustang bike in 1966." ... See MoreSee Less
Memories: Integration of differently-abled children at recess with us; Loved having swimming lessons as part of the curriculum in the pool there ~ Shout out to Mrs. Cox; Had the same teacher for both Gr. 5 (the year Centennial opened) and 6--Mr. William Jeffries (sp?). Any other memories out there?
All that open sky in the background now covered by buildings
My late mother’s condo looked down on the school. Very familiar sight.